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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 7:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 23' 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"1028.18 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.20 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° 28' South, Longitude: 117° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.90 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"992.89 miWest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 miNorth993.16 mi
24 hours13° 07' 27.0"902.06 miEast4° 44' 58.3"326.35 miNorth962.27 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 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:30 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 11:30 AM2918 km1813 miles1575 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityFri 1:30 PM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 1:30 PM3234 km2009 miles1746 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:30 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:30 PM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 1:30 PM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 1:30 PM3442 km2139 miles1859 nmNortheast NE
QuitoFri 2:30 PM3526 km2191 miles1904 nmEast-northeast ENE

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