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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 47' South
Longitude: 92° 10' 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"1028.21 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.23 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.3"3.28 miwest0° 22' 48.1"26.12 minorth26.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 41' South
Longitude: 101° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.68 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 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' 42.0"992.46 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 minorth992.74 mi
24 hours13° 08' 29.4"902.91 mieast4° 44' 25.8"325.75 minorth963.01 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 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:20 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 1:20 PM1731 km1075 miles934 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 12:20 PM2154 km1339 miles1163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:20 PM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 1:20 PM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:20 PM2399 km1490 miles1295 nmNorth N
BogotaFri 1:20 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 12:20 PM2479 km1540 miles1339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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