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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 6:40:00 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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' South, Longitude: 96° 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"1029.06 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1029.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.9"3.43 miWest0° 22' 54.5"26.24 miNorth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 53' South, Longitude: 92° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 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' 36.9"999.69 miWest0° 12' 01.5"13.77 miNorth999.84 mi
24 hours12° 48' 32.0"885.53 miEast4° 45' 58.9"327.49 miNorth944.32 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 12:40 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 1:40 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 1:40 PM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSat 1:40 PM2242 km1393 miles1210 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSat 12:40 PM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:40 PM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSat 12:40 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:40 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Sat 1:40 PM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TegucigalpaSat 12:40 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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