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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 33' South, Longitude: 79° 34' 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"25.85 minorth26.02 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° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.99 meters/second, 1551.6 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"963.97 miwest0° 07' 58.3"9.14 minorth964.31 mi
24 hours13° 54' 33.3"930.22 mieast3° 37' 46.4"249.52 minorth970.00 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 PM80 km50 miles43 nmNortheast NE
ChiclayoWed 12:30 PM197 km123 miles107 nmNorth N
LimaWed 12:30 PM477 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilWed 12:30 PM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
QuitoWed 12:30 PM928 km576 miles501 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoWed 12:30 PM1301 km808 miles702 nmEast E
CaliWed 12:30 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:30 AM1398 km868 miles755 nmNorthwest NW
La PazWed 1:30 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmSoutheast SE
BogotaWed 12:30 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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