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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° 20' 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"1027.23 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.25 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° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.28 meters/second, 1577.8 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 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' 45.8"980.26 miwest0° 10' 17.5"11.79 minorth980.61 mi
24 hours13° 30' 21.6"917.54 mieast4° 23' 42.2"302.05 minorth971.50 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 km1302 miles1132 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:30 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 11:30 AM2893 km1797 miles1562 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityThu 1:30 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:30 PM3262 km2027 miles1762 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:30 PM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:30 PM3400 km2113 miles1836 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:30 PM3440 km2137 miles1857 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:30 PM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 2:30 PM3531 km2194 miles1906 nmEast-northeast ENE
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