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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' South, Longitude: 77° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.63 meters/second, 1654.7 km/hour, 1028.2 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"1028.17 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.9"3.27 miwest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 minorth26.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 52' South, Longitude: 86° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.49 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 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 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.5"992.02 miwest0° 11' 30.8"13.19 minorth992.31 mi
24 hours13° 09' 24.0"903.60 mieast4° 43' 55.2"325.17 minorth963.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloFri 12:20 PM206 km128 miles111 nmWest W
LimaFri 12:20 PM471 km293 miles254 nmSouth S
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:20 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 12:20 PM1055 km656 miles570 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliFri 12:20 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
La PazFri 1:20 PM1375 km854 miles742 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaFri 12:20 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 12:20 PM1563 km972 miles844 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:20 AM1577 km980 miles852 nmWest-northwest WNW
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