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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 33' South, Longitude: 77° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.76 meters/second, 1651.5 km/hour, 1026.2 miles/hour or 891.8 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' 06.3"1026.22 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.2"2.97 miwest0° 22' 33.8"25.84 minorth26.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 114° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.94 meters/second, 1551.4 km/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.4"963.87 miwest0° 07' 57.2"9.12 minorth964.21 mi
24 hours13° 54' 41.6"930.28 mieast3° 37' 24.5"249.11 minorth969.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloWed 12:20 PM219 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaWed 12:20 PM387 km241 miles209 nmSouth S
GuayaquilWed 12:20 PM768 km477 miles415 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 12:20 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth N
CobijaWed 1:20 PM951 km591 miles513 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoWed 12:20 PM1029 km639 miles555 nmEast E
La PazWed 1:20 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmSoutheast SE
CaliWed 12:20 PM1324 km822 miles715 nmNorth N
BogotaWed 12:20 PM1496 km929 miles808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:20 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest-northwest WNW
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