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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 29' South, Longitude: 70° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.63 meters/second, 1636.7 km/hour, 1017.0 miles/hour or 883.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.95 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.95 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.3"1016.94 miwest0° 00' 53.2"1.01 minorth1016.97 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.7"1.60 miwest0° 21' 20.9"24.46 minorth24.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 147° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.12 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.7"1000.14 miwest0° 09' 49.5"11.25 misouth1000.05 mi
24 hours11° 14' 06.6"772.82 mieast3° 48' 03.1"261.22 misouth812.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio BrancoTue 11:56 AM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaTue 11:56 AM551 km343 miles298 nmSouth S
La PazTue 12:56 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaTue 11:56 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest W
SucreTue 12:56 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilTue 11:56 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorthwest NW
ManausTue 12:56 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 11:56 AM1507 km937 miles814 nmNorthwest NW
CaliTue 11:56 AM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaTue 11:56 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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