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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° 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"1028.23 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.25 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° 24' 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' 43.2"992.68 miwest0° 11' 34.3"13.25 minorth992.96 mi
24 hours13° 08' 02.0"902.57 mieast4° 44' 40.3"326.03 minorth962.72 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 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 1:50 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 1:50 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuitoFri 1:50 PM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaFri 1:50 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:50 PM2611 km1622 miles1410 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:50 PM2642 km1642 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:50 PM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 12:50 PM2673 km1661 miles1444 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaFri 12:50 PM2780 km1728 miles1501 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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