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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 33' South, Longitude: 82° 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"1026.23 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 minorth1026.25 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.4"2.97 miwest0° 22' 33.9"25.85 minorth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 118° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.04 meters/second, 1551.7 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 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' 51.0"964.08 miwest0° 07' 59.3"9.16 minorth964.41 mi
24 hours13° 54' 25.0"930.16 mieast3° 38' 08.3"249.94 minorth970.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:40 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM741 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoWed 12:40 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmNorthwest NW
CaliWed 12:40 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 12:40 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast E
BogotaWed 12:40 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazWed 1:40 PM1750 km1088 miles945 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedellinWed 12:40 PM1787 km1111 miles965 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 12:40 PM1960 km1218 miles1059 nmNorth N
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