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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 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).

= 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 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 70° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 456.29 meters/second, 1642.6 kilometres/hour, 1020.7 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"1020.59 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 is currently 430.06 meters/second, 1548.2 kilometres/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 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' 28.2"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 Its Zenith

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

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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
IquitosFri 11:56 AM792 km492 miles428 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CochabambaFri 12:56 PM910 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TrujilloFri 11:56 AM960 km596 miles518 nmWest-northwest WNW

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