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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' South, Longitude: 79° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.04 meters/second, 1656.1 km/hour, 1029.1 miles/hour or 894.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.3"1029.02 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1029.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.5"3.42 miwest0° 22' 54.2"26.23 minorth26.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 07' South, Longitude: 75° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.5"999.50 miwest0° 12' 01.3"13.77 minorth999.66 mi
24 hours12° 49' 22.8"886.38 mieast4° 46' 21.9"327.93 minorth945.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChiclayoSat 12:30 PM81 km50 miles44 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TrujilloSat 12:30 PM89 km55 miles48 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 12:30 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 12:30 PM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:30 PM986 km613 miles533 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSat 12:30 PM1240 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 12:30 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmWest-northwest WNW
BogotaSat 12:30 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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