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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 19:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 104° 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"1027.29 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.31 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.8"3.14 miwest0° 22' 41.5"25.99 minorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 55' South, Longitude: 126° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.19 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 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' 45.1"980.13 miwest0° 10' 16.1"11.76 minorth980.48 mi
24 hours13° 30' 40.1"917.78 mieast4° 23' 17.3"301.59 minorth971.62 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 1:10 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 2:10 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San SalvadorThu 1:10 PM2957 km1837 miles1597 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:10 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 2:10 PM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaThu 1:10 PM3027 km1881 miles1635 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:10 PM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmNortheast NE
LimaThu 2:10 PM3052 km1896 miles1648 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 1:10 PM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 1:10 PM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmNortheast NE
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