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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 18:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 87° 07' 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"1027.24 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.4"3.13 miwest0° 22' 41.2"25.99 minorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 06' South, Longitude: 109° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.87 meters/second, 1576.3 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 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 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 25' 42.4"979.42 miwest0° 10' 11.0"11.67 minorth979.78 mi
24 hours13° 31' 48.8"918.46 mieast4° 21' 42.5"299.78 minorth971.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:00 Noon850 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilThu 1:00 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 1:00 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:00 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 1:00 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNortheast NE
BogotaThu 1:00 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 12:00 Noon2030 km1261 miles1096 nmNorth N
PanamaThu 1:00 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 1:00 PM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmEast E
ManaguaThu 12:00 Noon2249 km1397 miles1214 nmNorth N
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