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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 7:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 7° 46' South, Longitude: 106° 53' 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"1028.17 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.19 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 Latitude: 6° 30' South, Longitude: 115° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.87 meters/second, 1597.9 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"992.82 miWest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 miNorth993.09 mi
24 hours13° 07' 36.0"902.17 miEast4° 44' 53.6"326.26 miNorth962.37 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 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Fri 2:20 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmSouth S
GuatemalaFri 1:20 PM3063 km1904 miles1654 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:20 PM3075 km1911 miles1661 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownFri 11:20 AM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityFri 1:20 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 1:20 PM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 1:20 PM3197 km1986 miles1726 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 1:20 PM3252 km2020 miles1756 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 2:20 PM3257 km2024 miles1758 nmEast-northeast ENE

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