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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 92° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.22 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' 41.3"25.99 minorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 114° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.97 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 43.1"979.63 miwest0° 10' 12.3"11.69 minorth979.98 mi
24 hours13° 31' 29.2"918.27 mieast4° 22' 09.9"300.31 minorth971.75 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 12:20 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilThu 1:20 PM1505 km935 miles812 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:20 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:20 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:20 PM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:20 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:20 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:20 PM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmNorth N
BogotaThu 1:20 PM2452 km1523 miles1324 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 12:20 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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