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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 Friday, February 21, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 68° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.28 meters/second, 1642.6 km/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 886.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.5"1020.65 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.68 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.4"2.14 miwest0° 21' 51.1"25.03 minorth25.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 174° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.10 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 28' 19.1"961.92 miwest0° 06' 03.7"6.95 misouth961.70 mi
24 hours12° 58' 53.7"862.89 mieast2° 00' 09.9"137.74 misouth869.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio BrancoFri 11:46 AM78 km49 miles42 nmNortheast NE
CobijaFri 12:46 PM80 km50 miles43 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Porto AcreFri 11:46 AM129 km80 miles70 nmNortheast NE
RiberaltaFri 12:46 PM263 km163 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
Porto VelhoFri 12:46 PM525 km326 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazFri 12:46 PM675 km419 miles364 nmSouth S
LimaFri 11:46 AM962 km598 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
SucreFri 12:46 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausFri 12:46 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 11:46 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNorthwest NW
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