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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 = Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 4:56:00 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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 70° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 455.75 meters/second, 1640.7 kilometres/hour, 1019.5 miles/hour or 885.9 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"16.99 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1019.38 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.40 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° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.1 kilometres/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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' 29.8"16.27 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.3"975.99 miWest0° 07' 49.3"8.96 miSouth975.77 mi
24 hours347° 39' 35.0"830.74 miWest2° 48' 26.3"193.01 miSouth847.86 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
CobijaThu 12:56 PM200 km124 miles108 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 11:56 AM314 km195 miles170 nmEast-northeast ENE
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 11:56 AM339 km210 miles183 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaThu 12:56 PM495 km307 miles267 nmEast E
ArequipaThu 11:56 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth S
La PazThu 12:56 PM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaThu 11:56 AM719 km447 miles388 nmWest-southwest WSW
IquitosThu 11:56 AM831 km516 miles449 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CochabambaThu 12:56 PM874 km543 miles472 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TrujilloThu 11:56 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-northwest WNW

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