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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 4:46:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 68° 18' West

The ground speed is currently 458.86 meters/second, 1651.9 kilometres/hour, 1026.4 miles/hour or 891.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1026.37 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miNorth1026.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.5"3.05 miWest0° 22' 34.4"25.86 miNorth26.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 27' North, Longitude: 119° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 kilometres/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.7"1004.34 miWest0° 11' 41.1"13.38 miSouth1004.44 mi
24 hours11° 38' 14.0"804.93 miEast4° 40' 57.6"321.74 miSouth866.26 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto AcreTue 12:46 PM149 km93 miles80 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoTue 12:46 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CobijaTue 12:46 PM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth S
RiberaltaTue 12:46 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
Porto VelhoTue 12:46 PM488 km303 miles263 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 11:46 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouthwest SW
IquitosTue 11:46 AM757 km471 miles409 nmNorthwest NW
La PazTue 12:46 PM889 km552 miles480 nmSouth S
ArequipaTue 11:46 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CochabambaTue 12:46 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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