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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' South, Longitude: 92° 12' 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"1029.12 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1029.14 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° 56' South, Longitude: 88° 02' 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"999.71 miwest0° 12' 01.4"13.77 minorth999.86 mi
24 hours12° 48' 45.6"885.82 mieast4° 46' 05.3"327.63 minorth944.68 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 PM775 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 1:20 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:20 PM1716 km1066 miles926 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 1:20 PM1742 km1082 miles940 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 12:20 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:20 PM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 1:20 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:20 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 1:20 PM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 12:20 PM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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