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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 = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 6:30:00 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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 01' South, Longitude: 94° 29' 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"1029.93 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miNorth1029.95 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 Latitude: 2° 51' North, Longitude: 77° 22' 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 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.6"999.81 miWest0° 11' 40.0"13.36 miNorth999.81 mi
24 hours12° 33' 51.7"868.01 miEast4° 29' 05.1"308.16 miNorth918.66 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 PM867 km539 miles468 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSun 1:30 PM1703 km1058 miles919 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSun 1:30 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaSun 1:30 PM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseSun 12:30 PM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:30 PM2307 km1433 miles1246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorSun 12:30 PM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSun 1:30 PM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSun 12:30 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSun 12:30 PM2470 km1535 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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