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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 6:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 47' South, Longitude: 96° 53' 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"1028.15 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.4"3.28 miWest0° 22' 48.2"26.12 miNorth26.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 37' South, Longitude: 105° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.75 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 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' 42.7"992.53 miWest0° 11' 33.9"13.24 miNorth992.81 mi
24 hours13° 08' 12.1"902.63 miEast4° 44' 34.9"325.90 miNorth962.76 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 12:40 PM1110 km689 miles599 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:40 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 1:40 PM2203 km1369 miles1190 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:40 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:40 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Fri 1:40 PM2509 km1559 miles1354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaFri 12:40 PM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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