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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 99° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.23 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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' South, Longitude: 121° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.10 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 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' 44.4"979.93 miwest0° 10' 14.6"11.74 minorth980.28 mi
24 hours13° 30' 59.7"917.98 mieast4° 22' 50.4"301.08 minorth971.68 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 12:50 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 1:50 PM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 1:50 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuitoThu 1:50 PM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 1:50 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseThu 12:50 PM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:50 PM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:50 PM2688 km1670 miles1451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:50 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaThu 12:50 PM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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