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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 5:06:00 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 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 73° 05' 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"1019.39 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.41 mi
24 hours0° 01' 43.9"1.96 miWest0° 21' 41.6"24.85 miNorth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 19' South, Longitude: 168° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 436.36 meters/second, 1570.9 kilometres/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 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' 07.7"0.15 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.7"975.89 miWest0° 07' 48.6"8.95 miSouth975.67 mi
24 hours347° 39' 19.1"830.97 miWest2° 48' 08.5"192.67 miSouth848.00 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
Machu Picchu PuebloThu 12:06 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaThu 12:06 PM455 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
CallaoThu 12:06 PM464 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaThu 1:06 PM472 km293 miles255 nmEast E
Rio BrancoThu 12:06 PM582 km362 miles314 nmEast E
ArequipaThu 12:06 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TrujilloThu 12:06 PM717 km445 miles387 nmWest-northwest WNW
RiberaltaThu 1:06 PM768 km477 miles415 nmEast E
IquitosThu 12:06 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth N
La PazThu 1:06 PM830 km516 miles448 nmSoutheast SE

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