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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 94° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.22 meters/second, 1653.2 km/hour, 1027.2 miles/hour or 892.7 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"1027.26 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.28 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' South, Longitude: 117° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.01 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 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' 43.6"979.73 miwest0° 10' 13.2"11.71 minorth980.08 mi
24 hours13° 31' 19.3"918.17 mieast4° 22' 23.5"300.56 minorth971.73 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 12:30 PM977 km607 miles527 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 1:30 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:30 PM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:30 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 12:30 PM2317 km1439 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:30 PM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:30 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:30 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 12:30 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 12:30 PM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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