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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 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' South, Longitude: 85° 51' 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"1019.50 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.53 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.4"1.97 miwest0° 21' 41.9"24.86 minorth24.94 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: 155° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.13 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' 50.4"975.45 miwest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 misouth975.23 mi
24 hours12° 22' 02.4"832.17 mieast2° 46' 37.9"190.96 misouth848.78 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 PM973 km605 miles526 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:56 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:56 AM1166 km724 miles630 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:56 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 12:56 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoThu 12:56 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmEast E
La PazThu 1:56 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 12:56 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNortheast NE
PanamaThu 12:56 PM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseThu 11:56 AM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth N
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