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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' South, Longitude: 82° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.63 meters/second, 1654.7 km/hour, 1028.2 miles/hour or 893.5 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"1028.18 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.20 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.0"3.28 miwest0° 22' 47.9"26.11 minorth26.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' South, Longitude: 91° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.3"992.17 miwest0° 11' 31.6"13.20 minorth992.45 mi
24 hours13° 09' 05.7"903.37 mieast4° 44' 05.8"325.37 minorth963.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 12:40 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM1124 km698 miles607 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 12:40 PM1388 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM1596 km991 miles862 nmEast E
BogotaFri 12:40 PM1641 km1020 miles886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 12:40 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazFri 1:40 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaFri 12:40 PM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth N
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