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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 5:30:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 33' South, Longitude: 79° 17' 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"1026.15 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miNorth1026.17 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 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 116° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.99 meters/second, 1551.5 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 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' 50.8"963.89 miWest0° 07' 58.3"9.13 miNorth964.23 mi
24 hours13° 54' 34.2"930.16 miEast3° 37' 44.0"249.46 miNorth969.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloWed 12:30 PM57 km35 miles31 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChiclayoWed 12:30 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaWed 12:30 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LojaWed 12:30 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:30 PM705 km438 miles380 nmNorth N
PortoviejoWed 12:30 PM839 km522 miles453 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 12:30 PM897 km558 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoWed 12:30 PM926 km575 miles500 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoWed 12:30 PM1270 km789 miles685 nmEast E
CaliWed 12:30 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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