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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° 39' 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"1028.20 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.22 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.1"3.28 miwest0° 22' 48.0"26.12 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° 46' 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' 41.5"992.39 miwest0° 11' 32.8"13.22 minorth992.67 mi
24 hours13° 08' 38.4"903.02 mieast4° 44' 20.9"325.66 minorth963.11 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 km473 miles411 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 1:10 PM1245 km774 miles672 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:10 PM1462 km909 miles789 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:10 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliFri 1:10 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:10 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 1:10 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 1:10 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:10 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 12:10 PM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmNorth N
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