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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 19:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 102° 07' 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"1027.28 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.8"3.13 miwest0° 22' 41.5"25.99 minorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 56' South, Longitude: 124° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.15 meters/second, 1577.3 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.7"980.03 miwest0° 10' 15.4"11.75 minorth980.38 mi
24 hours13° 30' 50.0"917.88 mieast4° 23' 03.8"301.34 minorth971.65 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 1:00 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 2:00 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilThu 2:00 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoThu 2:00 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaThu 2:00 PM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmEast E
San SalvadorThu 1:00 PM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:00 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 1:00 PM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:00 PM2849 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:00 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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