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Day and Night World Map

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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 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 46' South
Longitude: 107° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.66 meters/second, 1654.8 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"1028.25 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.5"3.29 miwest0° 22' 48.3"26.12 minorth26.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 29' South
Longitude: 115° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 26' 44.3"992.89 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 minorth993.17 mi
24 hours13° 07' 34.9"902.22 mieast4° 44' 54.2"326.29 minorth962.43 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 1:20 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 2:20 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth S
GuatemalaFri 1:20 PM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:20 PM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 11:20 AM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityFri 1:20 PM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 1:20 PM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 1:20 PM3221 km2002 miles1739 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 1:20 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 2:20 PM3288 km2043 miles1775 nmEast-northeast ENE
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