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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° 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"1027.24 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 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 136° 04' 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' 46.6"980.46 miwest0° 10' 18.9"11.82 minorth980.81 mi
24 hours13° 30' 02.0"917.34 mieast4° 24' 08.5"302.55 minorth971.45 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 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownThu 11:50 AM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:50 PM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityThu 1:50 PM3475 km2159 miles1876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 1:50 PM3638 km2261 miles1965 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:50 PM3681 km2287 miles1988 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 1:50 PM3833 km2381 miles2069 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:50 PM3873 km2407 miles2092 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 1:50 PM3904 km2426 miles2108 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteThu 9:50 AM3955 km2458 miles2136 nmWest-southwest WSW
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