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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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 46' North
Longitude: 83° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.39 meters/second, 1668.2 km/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.64 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.63 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miwest0° 23' 26.7"26.85 minorth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 27' South
Longitude: 123° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.4"989.11 miwest0° 10' 41.9"12.26 minorth989.41 mi
24 hours12° 56' 33.2"885.60 mieast4° 28' 26.1"307.45 minorth941.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:40 PM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavidThu 12:40 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:40 PM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 12:40 PM691 km430 miles373 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilThu 12:40 PM712 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:40 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
San JoseThu 11:40 AM793 km492 miles428 nmNorth N
CaliThu 12:40 PM831 km516 miles449 nmEast E
PanamaThu 12:40 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNortheast NE
MedellinThu 12:40 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-northeast ENE
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