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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 4:56:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' South, Longitude: 70° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 455.20 meters/second, 1638.7 kilometres/hour, 1018.2 miles/hour or 884.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1018.14 miWest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 miNorth1018.16 mi
24 hours0° 01' 34.4"1.78 miWest0° 21' 31.4"24.66 miNorth24.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' South, Longitude: 158° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 442.44 meters/second, 1592.8 kilometres/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.49 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.6"989.56 miWest0° 09' 04.2"10.39 miSouth989.38 mi
24 hours11° 44' 10.9"799.77 miEast3° 24' 20.9"234.10 miSouth828.90 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CobijaWed 12:56 PM195 km121 miles105 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloWed 11:56 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoWed 11:56 AM325 km202 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
RiberaltaWed 12:56 PM491 km305 miles265 nmEast E
ArequipaWed 11:56 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSouth S
La PazWed 12:56 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaWed 11:56 AM715 km444 miles386 nmWest W
CochabambaWed 12:56 PM840 km522 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IquitosWed 11:56 AM869 km540 miles469 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TrujilloWed 11:56 AM989 km614 miles534 nmWest-northwest WNW

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