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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 46' South
Longitude: 68° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.75 meters/second, 1640.7 km/hour, 1019.5 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"1019.44 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.47 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.9"1.96 miwest0° 21' 41.4"24.85 minorth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 17' South
Longitude: 172° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.44 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.8"976.15 miwest0° 07' 49.8"8.97 misouth975.92 mi
24 hours347° 39' 49.1"830.60 miwest2° 48' 41.9"193.32 misouth847.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio BrancoThu 11:46 AM105 km65 miles57 nmNortheast NE
Porto AcreThu 11:46 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNortheast NE
Porto VelhoThu 12:46 PM538 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazThu 12:46 PM635 km394 miles343 nmSouth S
LimaThu 11:46 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest W
SucreThu 12:46 PM973 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausThu 12:46 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilThu 11:46 AM1588 km987 miles858 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoThu 11:46 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNorthwest NW
CaliThu 11:46 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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