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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

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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° 34' 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"1026.18 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1026.20 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: 102° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.72 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"963.36 miwest0° 07' 52.0"9.02 minorth963.69 mi
24 hours13° 55' 23.0"930.58 mieast3° 35' 34.2"247.00 minorth969.71 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 PM76 km47 miles41 nmEast-southeast ESE
RiberaltaWed 12:30 PM316 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoWed 11:30 AM390 km242 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaWed 12:30 PM535 km332 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausWed 12:30 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:30 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazWed 12:30 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreWed 12:30 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmSouth S
LimaWed 11:30 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
QuitoWed 11:30 AM1799 km1118 miles972 nmWest-northwest WNW
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