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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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 70° 51' 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"1019.45 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.48 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.9"1.96 miwest0° 21' 41.5"24.85 minorth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 170° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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' 54.1"976.05 miwest0° 07' 49.3"8.96 misouth975.82 mi
24 hours347° 39' 33.2"830.82 miwest2° 48' 24.3"192.98 misouth847.93 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 11:56 AM344 km214 miles186 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArequipaThu 11:56 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSouth S
LimaThu 11:56 AM689 km428 miles372 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazThu 12:56 PM699 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreThu 12:56 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilThu 11:56 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoThu 11:56 AM1440 km895 miles777 nmNorthwest NW
ManausThu 12:56 PM1465 km911 miles791 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 11:56 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaThu 11:56 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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