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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' South, Longitude: 111° 50' 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 minorth1027.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.9"3.14 miwest0° 22' 41.7"25.99 minorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 50' South, Longitude: 133° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.32 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.5 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' 46.3"980.36 miwest0° 10' 18.2"11.80 minorth980.71 mi
24 hours13° 30' 11.9"917.44 mieast4° 23' 55.4"302.30 minorth971.47 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 2:40 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:40 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 11:40 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityThu 1:40 PM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:40 PM3444 km2140 miles1860 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:40 PM3478 km2161 miles1878 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:40 PM3612 km2244 miles1950 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:40 PM3664 km2277 miles1979 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:40 PM3669 km2280 miles1981 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanThu 1:40 PM3785 km2352 miles2044 nmNortheast NE
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