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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 = Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 3:56:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' South, Longitude: 55° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.73 meters/second, 1640.6 km/hour, 1019.4 miles/hour or 885.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1019.33 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.35 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.5"1.96 miWest0° 21' 41.1"24.84 miNorth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 10' South, Longitude: 174° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.67 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.28 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.0"976.59 miWest0° 07' 53.0"9.03 miSouth976.37 mi
24 hours12° 18' 49.5"829.40 miEast2° 50' 11.2"195.01 miSouth847.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SinopThu 11:56 AM119 km74 miles64 nmSouth S
São Félix do XinguThu 12:56 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNortheast NE
Barra do GarçasThu 12:56 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Ignacio de VelascoThu 11:56 AM850 km528 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
ManausThu 11:56 AM980 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaThu 12:56 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmSoutheast SE
BelémThu 12:56 PM1297 km806 miles701 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 10:56 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmWest W
SucreThu 11:56 AM1385 km860 miles748 nmSouthwest SW
La PazThu 11:56 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmWest-southwest WSW

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