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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 = Friday, February 28, 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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' South, Longitude: 81° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.63 meters/second, 1654.7 km/hour, 1028.2 miles/hour or 893.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1028.11 miWest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 miNorth1028.13 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.0"3.28 miWest0° 22' 47.9"26.11 miNorth26.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' South, Longitude: 91° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.54 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.2"992.09 miWest0° 11' 31.6"13.20 miNorth992.38 mi
24 hours13° 09' 06.8"903.32 miEast4° 44' 05.1"325.34 miNorth963.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LojaFri 12:40 PM514 km319 miles277 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:40 PM656 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaFri 12:40 PM710 km441 miles383 nmSoutheast SE
PortoviejoFri 12:40 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 12:40 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 12:40 PM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 12:40 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmEast E
BogotaFri 12:40 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 12:40 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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