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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 5:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 85° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 455.22 meters/second, 1638.8 kilometres/hour, 1018.3 miles/hour or 884.9 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' 03.8"1018.19 miWest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 miNorth1018.22 mi
24 hours0° 01' 34.8"1.79 miWest0° 21' 31.8"24.66 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: 144° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 442.21 meters/second, 1592.0 kilometres/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 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 miSouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.4"989.04 miWest0° 09' 01.7"10.34 miSouth988.86 mi
24 hours11° 45' 35.2"800.99 miEast3° 23' 06.0"232.68 miSouth829.63 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
TrujilloWed 12:56 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast-northeast ENE
LimaWed 12:56 PM935 km581 miles505 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 12:56 PM1166 km724 miles630 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:56 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 12:56 PM1434 km891 miles775 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliWed 12:56 PM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoWed 12:56 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmEast E
La PazWed 1:56 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 12:56 PM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
PanamaWed 12:56 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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