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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 47' South
Longitude: 94° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.65 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 39' South
Longitude: 103° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.72 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 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' 42.3"992.54 miwest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 minorth992.82 mi
24 hours13° 08' 20.2"902.79 mieast4° 44' 30.8"325.85 minorth962.91 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 12:30 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:30 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:30 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:30 PM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 1:30 PM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 12:30 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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