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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 = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 6:20:00 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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' South, Longitude: 91° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.05 meters/second, 1656.2 km/hour, 1029.1 miles/hour or 894.3 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"1029.05 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1029.07 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.7"3.43 miWest0° 22' 54.4"26.24 miNorth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 57' South, Longitude: 87° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.91 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 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' 36.3"999.64 miWest0° 12' 01.4"13.77 miNorth999.79 mi
24 hours12° 48' 46.4"885.77 miEast4° 46' 05.7"327.62 miNorth944.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:20 PM764 km475 miles413 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 1:20 PM1453 km903 miles784 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:20 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 1:20 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 12:20 PM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:20 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 1:20 PM2276 km1415 miles1229 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:20 PM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 1:20 PM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 12:20 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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