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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 = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:20:00 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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' South, Longitude: 76° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 459.62 meters/second, 1654.6 kilometres/hour, 1028.2 miles/hour or 893.4 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"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1028.10 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.9"3.27 miWest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 miNorth26.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 53' South, Longitude: 86° 28' West

The ground speed is currently 443.48 meters/second, 1596.5 kilometres/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.1 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' 26.6"16.53 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.4"991.94 miWest0° 11' 30.8"13.19 miNorth992.23 mi
24 hours13° 09' 25.1"903.54 miEast4° 43' 54.6"325.14 miNorth963.52 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
TrujilloFri 12:20 PM240 km149 miles129 nmWest W
CallaoFri 12:20 PM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth S
LimaFri 12:20 PM471 km293 miles254 nmSouth S
LojaFri 12:20 PM493 km307 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CuencaFri 12:20 PM592 km368 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IquitosFri 12:20 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:20 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 12:20 PM760 km472 miles410 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 12:20 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoFri 12:20 PM1024 km637 miles553 nmEast-southeast ESE

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