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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 20:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 122° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.25 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"1027.33 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.35 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.1"3.14 miwest0° 22' 41.9"26.00 minorth26.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' South, Longitude: 143° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.51 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 25' 47.9"980.84 miwest0° 10' 21.1"11.86 minorth981.19 mi
24 hours13° 29' 31.5"917.10 mieast4° 24' 49.0"303.34 minorth971.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:20 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:20 PM2494 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 10:20 AM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:20 PM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 2:20 PM3955 km2458 miles2136 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 10:20 AM4063 km2524 miles2194 nmWest-northwest WNW
HermosilloThu 1:20 PM4286 km2663 miles2315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 10:20 AM4293 km2667 miles2318 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaThu 2:20 PM4299 km2671 miles2321 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 2:20 PM4366 km2713 miles2358 nmEast-northeast ENE
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