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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 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 45' South, Longitude: 124° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.68 meters/second, 1654.8 km/hour, 1028.3 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' 07.0"1028.29 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.31 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.9"3.29 miwest0° 22' 48.7"26.13 minorth26.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 132° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.09 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.2"993.38 miwest0° 11' 37.9"13.32 minorth993.65 mi
24 hours13° 06' 31.9"901.41 mieast4° 45' 24.6"326.87 minorth961.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 12:30 PM2001 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Fri 3:30 PM2683 km1667 miles1448 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteFri 10:30 AM2909 km1808 miles1571 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 10:30 AM3780 km2349 miles2041 nmWest-northwest WNW
Galapagos IslandsFri 2:30 PM3963 km2462 miles2140 nmEast E
RarotongaFri 10:30 AM4055 km2520 miles2190 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CityFri 2:30 PM4108 km2552 miles2218 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 1:30 PM4331 km2691 miles2338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 2:30 PM4507 km2801 miles2434 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 2:30 PM4581 km2847 miles2474 nmEast-northeast ENE
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