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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' South, Longitude: 94° 42' 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"1029.13 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1029.15 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.7"3.43 miwest0° 22' 54.5"26.24 minorth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 54' South, Longitude: 90° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.93 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.8 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' 36.7"999.74 miwest0° 12' 01.4"13.77 minorth999.89 mi
24 hours12° 48' 38.3"885.70 mieast4° 46' 01.9"327.57 minorth944.52 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 12:30 PM916 km569 miles494 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 1:30 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:30 PM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 1:30 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 12:30 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:30 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 1:30 PM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:30 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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