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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 = Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 6:24:00 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 Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 18:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 28' South, Longitude: 92° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.67 meters/second, 1636.8 km/hour, 1017.1 miles/hour or 883.8 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"1016.95 miWest0° 00' 53.2"1.02 miNorth1016.97 mi
24 hours0° 01' 25.3"1.61 miWest0° 21' 21.5"24.47 miNorth24.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 20' South, Longitude: 126° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.89 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.66 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.2"999.55 miWest0° 09' 47.5"11.22 miSouth999.46 mi
24 hours11° 15' 42.6"774.25 miEast3° 46' 56.8"259.94 miSouth813.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:24 PM1212 km753 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaTue 1:24 PM1690 km1050 miles912 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 1:24 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
QuitoTue 1:24 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Tue 1:24 PM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseTue 12:24 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaTue 1:24 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazTue 2:24 PM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaTue 12:24 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoTue 1:24 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmEast E

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