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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 09' South
Longitude: 112° 07' 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"1027.31 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.33 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 49' South
Longitude: 133° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.33 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' 46.4"980.44 miwest0° 10' 18.3"11.80 minorth980.79 mi
24 hours13° 30' 10.8"917.49 mieast4° 23' 57.0"302.35 minorth971.54 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 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:40 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownThu 11:40 AM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityThu 1:40 PM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:40 PM3466 km2153 miles1871 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:40 PM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:40 PM3636 km2260 miles1963 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:40 PM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:40 PM3695 km2296 miles1995 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanThu 1:40 PM3806 km2365 miles2055 nmNortheast NE
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