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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 18:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 47' South, Longitude: 89° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.64 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"1028.13 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.15 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.1"3.28 miwest0° 22' 48.0"26.11 minorth26.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 18:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 43' South, Longitude: 98° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.65 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 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' 41.4"992.31 miwest0° 11' 32.7"13.22 minorth992.59 mi
24 hours13° 08' 39.5"902.97 mieast4° 44' 20.3"325.63 minorth963.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:10 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 1:10 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:10 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:10 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmNortheast NE
CaliFri 1:10 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:10 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 1:10 PM2154 km1338 miles1163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 1:10 PM2185 km1357 miles1180 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:10 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 12:10 PM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmNorth N
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