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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 areas 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 6:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' South, Longitude: 96° 47' West

The ground speed is currently 458.78 meters/second, 1651.6 kilometres/hour, 1026.3 miles/hour or 891.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1026.20 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miNorth1026.22 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.6"2.98 miWest0° 22' 34.2"25.85 miNorth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 40' South, Longitude: 133° 08' West

The ground speed is currently 431.31 meters/second, 1552.7 kilometres/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.08 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.8"964.62 miWest0° 08' 05.6"9.27 miNorth964.96 mi
24 hours13° 53' 35.5"929.73 miEast3° 40' 15.8"252.36 miNorth970.25 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:40 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 1:40 PM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 1:40 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:40 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Wed 1:40 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseWed 12:40 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 12:40 PM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 12:40 PM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 12:40 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaWed 12:40 PM2717 km1689 miles1467 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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