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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: 76° 47' 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"1026.14 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.16 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.2"2.97 miwest0° 22' 33.7"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: 113° 55' 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"963.79 miwest0° 07' 57.2"9.11 minorth964.13 mi
24 hours13° 54' 42.6"930.22 mieast3° 37' 22.0"249.04 minorth969.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaWed 12:20 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast E
TrujilloWed 12:20 PM249 km155 miles134 nmWest-northwest WNW
LimaWed 12:20 PM388 km241 miles210 nmSouth S
LojaWed 12:20 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 12:20 PM690 km429 miles372 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilWed 12:20 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CobijaWed 1:20 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
PortoviejoWed 12:20 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 12:20 PM940 km584 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoWed 12:20 PM998 km620 miles539 nmEast E
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