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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 = Wednesday, March 26, 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 22' North, Longitude: 81° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.53 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.89 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.88 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"5.21 miWest0° 23' 30.0"26.91 miNorth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 134° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.19 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.26 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.3"975.58 miWest0° 09' 04.5"10.40 miNorth975.92 mi
24 hours13° 13' 24.8"893.22 miEast3° 57' 43.7"272.32 miNorth939.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EsmeraldasWed 12:30 PM223 km139 miles120 nmSoutheast SE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:30 PM361 km224 miles195 nmSoutheast SE
PortoviejoWed 12:30 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth S
QuitoWed 12:30 PM408 km254 miles220 nmSoutheast SE
AmbatoWed 12:30 PM486 km302 miles263 nmSoutheast SE
CaliWed 12:30 PM523 km325 miles283 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 12:30 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FlorenciaWed 12:30 PM616 km383 miles333 nmEast E
Santiago de VeraguasWed 12:30 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth N
PereiraWed 12:30 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE

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