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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 10' South
Longitude: 97° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.22 meters/second, 1653.2 km/hour, 1027.3 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"1027.27 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.29 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.6"3.13 miwest0° 22' 41.4"25.99 minorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 60' South
Longitude: 119° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.06 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 43.9"979.83 miwest0° 10' 13.9"11.72 minorth980.18 mi
24 hours13° 31' 09.6"918.08 mieast4° 22' 37.0"300.82 minorth971.70 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 12:40 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 1:40 PM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:40 PM2242 km1393 miles1210 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:40 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 1:40 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseThu 12:40 PM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:40 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:40 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:40 PM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 12:40 PM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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