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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 46' South
Longitude: 112° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.67 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"1028.26 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.28 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.7"3.29 miwest0° 22' 48.4"26.12 minorth26.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 25' South
Longitude: 120° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 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' 45.2"993.03 miwest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 minorth993.31 mi
24 hours13° 07' 17.0"901.99 mieast4° 45' 03.1"326.46 minorth962.23 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 2:40 PM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:40 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 11:40 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityFri 1:40 PM3329 km2069 miles1798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 1:40 PM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:40 PM3475 km2159 miles1876 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:40 PM3615 km2246 miles1952 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 1:40 PM3664 km2276 miles1978 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 1:40 PM3677 km2285 miles1985 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanFri 1:40 PM3778 km2348 miles2040 nmNortheast NE
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