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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 5:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' South, Longitude: 85° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.77 meters/second, 1640.8 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' 04.1"1019.43 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.46 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.4"1.97 miWest0° 21' 41.9"24.86 miNorth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 26' South, Longitude: 156° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.14 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.26 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 29' 50.5"975.39 miWest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 miSouth975.17 mi
24 hours12° 22' 00.7"832.08 miEast2° 46' 39.9"190.98 miSouth848.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaThu 12:56 PM943 km586 miles509 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:56 PM1134 km705 miles613 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:56 AM1177 km731 miles636 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:56 PM1403 km872 miles758 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 12:56 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 12:56 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmEast E
La PazThu 1:56 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 12:56 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNortheast NE
PanamaThu 12:56 PM2284 km1420 miles1234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 11:56 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNorth N

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