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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 = Friday, February 21, 2014 at 3:56:00 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 Friday, February 21, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 55° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 456.26 meters/second, 1642.6 kilometres/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 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"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.5"1020.54 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miNorth1020.56 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.1"2.14 miWest0° 21' 50.7"25.02 miNorth25.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 00' South, Longitude: 162° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 430.32 meters/second, 1549.1 kilometres/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 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' 28.4"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 28' 22.5"962.33 miWest0° 06' 08.0"7.03 miSouth962.11 mi
24 hours12° 57' 32.2"861.70 miEast2° 02' 06.2"139.95 miSouth868.47 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
SinopFri 11:56 AM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth S
São Félix do XinguFri 12:56 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
ManausFri 11:56 AM944 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaFri 12:56 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmSoutheast SE
BelémFri 12:56 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoFri 10:56 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmWest W
SucreFri 11:56 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmSouthwest SW
La PazFri 11:56 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmWest-southwest WSW
Asuncion *Fri 12:56 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 12:56 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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