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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 84° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.21 meters/second, 1653.2 km/hour, 1027.2 miles/hour or 892.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.16 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.4"3.13 miwest0° 22' 41.1"25.98 minorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' South, Longitude: 107° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.82 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 25' 41.8"979.24 miwest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 minorth979.59 mi
24 hours13° 31' 59.7"918.51 mieast4° 21' 27.2"299.47 minorth971.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaThu 12:50 PM731 km454 miles395 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 12:50 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNortheast NE
PortoviejoThu 12:50 PM897 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaThu 12:50 PM908 km564 miles490 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:50 AM994 km618 miles537 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoThu 12:50 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 12:50 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
BogotaThu 12:50 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 12:50 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast E
MedellinThu 12:50 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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