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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 46' South, Longitude: 109° 40' 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' 48.4"26.12 minorth26.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' South, Longitude: 118° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 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' 44.8"992.96 miwest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 minorth993.24 mi
24 hours13° 07' 25.9"902.11 mieast4° 44' 58.7"326.38 minorth962.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Fri 2:30 PM2138 km1329 miles1154 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:30 PM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 11:30 AM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityFri 1:30 PM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 1:30 PM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:30 PM3279 km2037 miles1770 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:30 PM3400 km2113 miles1836 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 1:30 PM3445 km2141 miles1860 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 1:30 PM3461 km2151 miles1869 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 2:30 PM3557 km2210 miles1920 nmEast-northeast ENE
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