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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

UTC time = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6:20:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 47' South, Longitude: 91° 53' 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"1028.14 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.16 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.3"3.28 miWest0° 22' 48.1"26.11 miNorth26.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 41' South, Longitude: 100° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.68 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 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' 41.9"992.39 miWest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 miNorth992.67 mi
24 hours13° 08' 30.3"902.86 miEast4° 44' 25.3"325.72 miNorth962.95 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 12:20 PM802 km499 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:20 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:20 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 12:20 PM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:20 PM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 1:20 PM2307 km1433 miles1246 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:20 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmNorth N
BogotaFri 1:20 PM2407 km1495 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 12:20 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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