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Day and Night World Map

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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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 01' South
Longitude: 94° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.44 meters/second, 1657.6 km/hour, 1030.0 miles/hour or 895.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.17 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.6"1030.00 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 minorth1030.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 07.1"3.57 miwest0° 23' 00.3"26.35 minorth26.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 52' North
Longitude: 77° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.99 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.7"999.87 miwest0° 11' 40.0"13.36 minorth999.88 mi
24 hours12° 33' 51.1"868.06 mieast4° 29' 03.8"308.16 minorth918.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:30 PM887 km551 miles479 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 1:30 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 1:30 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 1:30 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 12:30 PM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:30 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 12:30 PM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 12:30 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmNorth N
PanamaSun 1:30 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSun 12:30 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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