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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 25, 2014 at 5:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 79° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 458.30 meters/second, 1649.9 kilometres/hour, 1025.2 miles/hour or 890.9 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"17.09 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1025.12 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1025.14 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.1"2.81 miWest0° 22' 26.2"25.70 miNorth25.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 27' South, Longitude: 130° 29' West

The ground speed is currently 425.12 meters/second, 1530.4 kilometres/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 24.3"15.85 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.0"950.72 miWest0° 05' 12.0"5.96 miNorth950.96 mi
24 hours14° 10' 16.7"935.19 miEast2° 37' 35.7"180.61 miNorth958.74 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
TrujilloTue 12:30 PM93 km58 miles50 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChiclayoTue 12:30 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CallaoTue 12:30 PM414 km257 miles224 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaTue 12:30 PM422 km262 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
LojaTue 12:30 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth N
CuencaTue 12:30 PM668 km415 miles360 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 12:30 PM746 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloTue 12:30 PM871 km541 miles470 nmEast-southeast ESE
IquitosTue 12:30 PM876 km544 miles473 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 12:30 PM966 km601 miles522 nmNorth N

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