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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 = Friday, February 21, 2014 at 4:56:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 70° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.29 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"1020.59 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miNorth1020.61 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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' South, Longitude: 177° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.06 meters/second, 1548.2 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.5"961.76 miWest0° 06' 03.0"6.93 miSouth961.54 mi
24 hours12° 59' 07.8"863.02 miEast1° 59' 49.8"137.34 miSouth869.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CobijaFri 12:56 PM212 km132 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoFri 11:56 AM309 km192 miles167 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloFri 11:56 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
RiberaltaFri 12:56 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
ArequipaFri 11:56 AM670 km417 miles362 nmSouth S
LimaFri 11:56 AM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazFri 12:56 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreFri 12:56 PM1114 km692 miles602 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilFri 11:56 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorthwest NW
ManausFri 12:56 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmNortheast NE

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