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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 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 85° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.22 meters/second, 1638.8 km/hour, 1018.3 miles/hour or 884.9 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' 03.8"1018.26 miwest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 minorth1018.29 mi
24 hours0° 01' 34.8"1.79 miwest0° 21' 31.8"24.67 minorth24.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 143° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.21 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.3"989.10 miwest0° 09' 01.5"10.34 misouth988.92 mi
24 hours11° 45' 36.7"801.07 mieast3° 23' 04.7"232.66 misouth829.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaWed 12:56 PM965 km600 miles521 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 12:56 PM1182 km735 miles638 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:56 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 12:56 PM1451 km902 miles783 nmNortheast NE
CaliWed 12:56 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 12:56 PM1975 km1227 miles1067 nmEast E
La PazWed 1:56 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 12:56 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNortheast NE
PanamaWed 12:56 PM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseWed 11:56 AM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth N
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