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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 5:30:00 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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' South, Longitude: 79° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 459.63 meters/second, 1654.7 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' 52.0"3.27 miWest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 miNorth26.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 51' South, Longitude: 88° 52' West

The ground speed is currently 443.52 meters/second, 1596.7 kilometres/hour, 992.1 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 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.9"992.02 miWest0° 11' 31.2"13.19 miNorth992.30 mi
24 hours13° 09' 15.9"903.43 miEast4° 44' 00.0"325.24 miNorth963.43 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 12:30 PM52 km32 miles28 nmSoutheast SE
ChiclayoFri 12:30 PM125 km78 miles68 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LojaFri 12:30 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNorth N
CallaoFri 12:30 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaFri 12:30 PM536 km333 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CuencaFri 12:30 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth N
IquitosFri 12:30 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 12:30 PM956 km594 miles516 nmSoutheast SE

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