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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

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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: 97° 10' 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"1028.22 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.24 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° 59' 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 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.7"992.61 miwest0° 11' 33.9"13.25 minorth992.89 mi
24 hours13° 08' 11.2"902.68 mieast4° 44' 35.6"325.94 minorth962.82 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 PM1132 km704 miles611 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:40 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 1:40 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:40 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:40 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 1:40 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM2512 km1561 miles1357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM2582 km1605 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaFri 12:40 PM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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