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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 49' South
Longitude: 64° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.61 meters/second, 1654.6 km/hour, 1028.1 miles/hour or 893.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1028.14 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.09 minorth1028.16 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.6"3.27 miwest0° 22' 47.6"26.11 minorth26.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 02' South
Longitude: 74° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.32 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.4"991.65 miwest0° 11' 28.8"13.15 minorth991.94 mi
24 hours13° 10' 09.9"904.16 mieast4° 43' 28.1"324.66 minorth964.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoFri 12:30 PM133 km82 miles72 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 11:30 AM422 km262 miles228 nmSouthwest SW
ManausFri 12:30 PM730 km454 miles394 nmNortheast NE
La PazFri 12:30 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreFri 12:30 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmSouth S
LimaFri 11:30 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaFri 11:30 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoFri 11:30 AM1750 km1088 miles945 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownFri 12:30 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 11:30 AM1800 km1118 miles972 nmWest-northwest WNW
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