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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 109° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.24 meters/second, 1653.3 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"1027.30 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.9"3.14 miwest0° 22' 41.6"25.99 minorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' South, Longitude: 131° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.28 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 852.0 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' 45.9"980.34 miwest0° 10' 17.5"11.79 minorth980.69 mi
24 hours13° 30' 20.5"917.59 mieast4° 23' 43.8"302.10 minorth971.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 2:30 PM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:30 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 11:30 AM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityThu 1:30 PM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:30 PM3282 km2039 miles1772 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:30 PM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:30 PM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:30 PM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:30 PM3487 km2166 miles1883 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 2:30 PM3561 km2212 miles1923 nmEast-northeast ENE
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