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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 18:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 47' South, Longitude: 99° 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"1028.16 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.18 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 18:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 35' South, Longitude: 108° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.78 meters/second, 1597.6 km/hour, 992.7 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' 43.0"992.60 miwest0° 11' 34.2"13.25 minorth992.88 mi
24 hours13° 08' 03.2"902.52 mieast4° 44' 39.7"326.00 minorth962.66 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 12:50 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:50 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 1:50 PM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuitoFri 1:50 PM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:50 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:50 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:50 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:50 PM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:50 PM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaFri 12:50 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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