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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 Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' South, Longitude: 68° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.19 meters/second, 1638.7 km/hour, 1018.2 miles/hour or 884.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.6"1018.20 miwest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 minorth1018.23 mi
24 hours0° 01' 34.4"1.78 miwest0° 21' 31.3"24.66 minorth24.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 52' South, Longitude: 160° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.1"989.70 miwest0° 09' 04.5"10.40 misouth989.53 mi
24 hours11° 43' 58.3"799.64 mieast3° 24' 31.8"234.33 misouth828.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CobijaWed 12:46 PM49 km31 miles27 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoWed 11:46 AM139 km86 miles75 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto AcreWed 11:46 AM191 km118 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RiberaltaWed 12:46 PM249 km155 miles134 nmEast E
Porto VelhoWed 12:46 PM553 km343 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazWed 12:46 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth S
ArequipaWed 11:46 AM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreWed 12:46 PM934 km581 miles505 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaWed 11:46 AM955 km593 miles516 nmWest W
San Ignacio de VelascoWed 12:46 PM985 km612 miles532 nmSoutheast SE
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