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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 5:40:00 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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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: 81° 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"1026.16 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miNorth1026.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.4"2.97 miWest0° 22' 33.9"25.84 miNorth26.01 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° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.03 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' 50.9"964.00 miWest0° 07' 59.2"9.15 miNorth964.33 mi
24 hours13° 54' 25.9"930.10 miEast3° 38' 05.7"249.88 miNorth969.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TrujilloWed 12:40 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast E
LojaWed 12:40 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CallaoWed 12:40 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE
LimaWed 12:40 PM649 km403 miles350 nmSoutheast SE
CuencaWed 12:40 PM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilWed 12:40 PM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoWed 12:40 PM990 km615 miles535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:40 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmNorthwest NW
CaliWed 12:40 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 12:40 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmEast E

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