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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 = Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 7:22:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 19:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 106° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.15 meters/second, 1609.7 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.67 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.7"1000.03 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miNorth1000.07 mi
24 hours0° 00' 48.3"0.90 miEast0° 18' 45.1"21.49 miNorth21.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 19:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' North, Longitude: 21° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.73 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.10 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.6"965.55 miWest0° 06' 05.1"6.98 miNorth965.33 mi
24 hours11° 49' 47.5"787.46 miEast2° 01' 57.0"139.77 miNorth795.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Thu 2:22 PM1310 km814 miles708 nmSouth S
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:22 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 11:22 AM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimaThu 2:22 PM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmEast E
QuitoThu 2:22 PM3554 km2208 miles1919 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 1:22 PM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 1:22 PM3776 km2346 miles2039 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:22 PM3786 km2352 miles2044 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 1:22 PM3812 km2369 miles2058 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 1:22 PM3927 km2440 miles2120 nmNortheast NE

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