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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.

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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: 121° 50' 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"1027.26 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.28 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° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.50 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' 47.8"980.76 miwest0° 10' 20.9"11.86 minorth981.11 mi
24 hours13° 29' 32.7"917.05 mieast4° 24' 47.6"303.29 minorth971.35 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 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:20 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 10:20 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:20 PM3663 km2276 miles1978 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 2:20 PM3936 km2446 miles2125 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 10:20 AM4093 km2543 miles2210 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuatemalaThu 2:20 PM4274 km2656 miles2308 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:20 PM4278 km2658 miles2310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 10:20 AM4321 km2685 miles2333 nmWest-southwest WSW
San SalvadorThu 2:20 PM4341 km2697 miles2344 nmNortheast NE
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