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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 6:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 7° 47' South, Longitude: 94° 23' 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"1028.14 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.16 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 Latitude: 6° 39' South, Longitude: 103° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 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' 42.2"992.46 miWest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 miNorth992.74 mi
24 hours13° 08' 21.3"902.74 miEast4° 44' 30.2"325.81 miNorth962.86 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 PM928 km576 miles501 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:30 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 1:30 PM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:30 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:30 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:30 PM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaFri 1:30 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 12:30 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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