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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 10' South
Longitude: 89° 37' 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"1027.25 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.5"3.13 miwest0° 22' 41.2"25.99 minorth26.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 05' South
Longitude: 112° 18' 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' 42.7"979.53 miwest0° 10' 11.7"11.68 minorth979.88 mi
24 hours13° 31' 38.9"918.37 mieast4° 21' 56.1"300.05 minorth971.78 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 km499 miles434 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 1:10 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:10 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:10 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 1:10 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 12:10 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:10 PM2203 km1369 miles1190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 1:10 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:10 PM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoThu 1:10 PM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmEast E
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