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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 20:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 08' South
Longitude: 127° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.26 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"1027.35 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.3"3.14 miwest0° 22' 42.0"26.00 minorth26.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 39' South
Longitude: 148° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.59 meters/second, 1578.9 km/hour, 981.1 miles/hour or 852.6 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' 48.7"981.04 miwest0° 10' 22.5"11.89 minorth981.39 mi
24 hours13° 29' 11.8"916.90 mieast4° 25' 14.7"303.83 minorth971.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:40 PM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 10:40 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 3:40 PM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 10:40 AM3532 km2194 miles1907 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 10:40 AM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsThu 2:40 PM4236 km2632 miles2287 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 2:40 PM4325 km2687 miles2335 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluThu 10:40 AM4679 km2907 miles2526 nmNorthwest NW
GuatemalaThu 2:40 PM4758 km2956 miles2569 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesThu 12:40 PM4761 km2958 miles2571 nmNorth N
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