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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 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 114° 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"1027.31 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.9"3.14 miwest0° 22' 41.7"26.00 minorth26.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 136° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.37 meters/second, 1578.1 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 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' 46.7"980.54 miwest0° 10' 19.0"11.82 minorth980.89 mi
24 hours13° 30' 00.9"917.39 mieast4° 24' 10.0"302.60 minorth971.51 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 2:50 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:50 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:50 PM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 1:50 PM3490 km2168 miles1884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:50 PM3661 km2275 miles1977 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:50 PM3705 km2302 miles2000 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:50 PM3858 km2397 miles2083 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:50 PM3897 km2422 miles2104 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 9:50 AM3926 km2440 miles2120 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseThu 1:50 PM3930 km2442 miles2122 nmEast-northeast ENE
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