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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 = Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6:20:00 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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 91° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.32 meters/second, 1649.9 km/hour, 1025.2 miles/hour or 890.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1025.15 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miNorth1025.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 28.5"2.82 miWest0° 22' 26.4"25.70 miNorth25.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 142° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.29 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.86 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 24' 24.5"951.10 miWest0° 05' 18.2"6.08 miNorth951.35 mi
24 hours14° 09' 54.5"935.16 miEast2° 39' 54.3"183.25 miNorth959.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:20 PM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilTue 1:20 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaTue 1:20 PM1647 km1024 miles889 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 1:20 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseTue 12:20 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaTue 1:20 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaTue 12:20 PM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaTue 1:20 PM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 12:20 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaTue 12:20 PM2594 km1612 miles1400 nmNorth N

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