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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 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 89° 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"1027.17 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.5"3.13 miwest0° 22' 41.2"25.98 minorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' South, Longitude: 112° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.92 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 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"16.33 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 25' 42.6"979.45 miwest0° 10' 11.6"11.68 minorth979.80 mi
24 hours13° 31' 40.1"918.31 mieast4° 21' 54.7"300.00 minorth971.71 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 12:10 PM804 km500 miles434 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 1:10 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:10 PM1414 km879 miles764 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:10 PM1488 km925 miles803 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 1:10 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 12:10 PM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:10 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 1:10 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:10 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoThu 1:10 PM2373 km1475 miles1282 nmEast E
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