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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 46' South, Longitude: 111° 53' 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"1028.19 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.21 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 Latitude: 6° 26' South, Longitude: 120° 10' 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"992.96 miwest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 minorth993.23 mi
24 hours13° 07' 17.9"901.94 mieast4° 45' 02.7"326.43 minorth962.17 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 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:40 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 11:40 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityFri 1:40 PM3316 km2061 miles1791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 1:40 PM3418 km2124 miles1845 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 1:40 PM3453 km2145 miles1864 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 1:40 PM3590 km2231 miles1939 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 1:40 PM3640 km2262 miles1966 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 1:40 PM3651 km2268 miles1971 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanFri 1:40 PM3758 km2335 miles2029 nmNortheast NE
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