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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 = Saturday, March 1, 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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' South, Longitude: 79° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 460.04 meters/second, 1656.1 kilometres/hour, 1029.1 miles/hour or 894.2 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"17.15 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.3"1029.02 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1029.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.5"3.42 miWest0° 22' 54.2"26.23 miNorth26.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 07' South, Longitude: 75° 43' West

The ground speed is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.7 kilometres/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 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' 27.5"16.66 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.5"999.50 miWest0° 12' 01.3"13.77 miNorth999.66 mi
24 hours12° 49' 22.8"886.38 miEast4° 46' 21.9"327.93 miNorth945.41 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
ChiclayoSat 12:30 PM86 km53 miles46 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TrujilloSat 12:30 PM88 km55 miles48 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LojaSat 12:30 PM379 km236 miles205 nmNorth N
CuencaSat 12:30 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth N
CallaoSat 12:30 PM569 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 12:30 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
IquitosSat 12:30 PM795 km494 miles429 nmEast-northeast ENE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM803 km499 miles433 nmNorth N
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:30 PM986 km613 miles533 nmSoutheast SE

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