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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 = Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 4:30:00 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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 64° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.74 meters/second, 1651.5 km/hour, 1026.2 miles/hour or 891.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1026.11 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miNorth1026.13 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.0"2.96 miWest0° 22' 33.5"25.84 miNorth26.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 57' South, Longitude: 101° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.71 meters/second, 1550.6 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.06 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.0"963.28 miWest0° 07' 51.8"9.01 miNorth963.61 mi
24 hours13° 55' 24.0"930.52 miEast3° 35' 31.7"246.94 miNorth969.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoWed 12:30 PM50 km31 miles27 nmEast-southeast ESE
RiberaltaWed 12:30 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoWed 11:30 AM418 km260 miles226 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaWed 12:30 PM561 km349 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausWed 12:30 PM766 km476 miles413 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:30 PM936 km582 miles505 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazWed 12:30 PM972 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreWed 12:30 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmSouth S
LimaWed 11:30 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaWed 11:30 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorthwest NW

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