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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 5:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 24' South, Longitude: 85° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.31 meters/second, 1642.7 km/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 887.0 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' 04.7"1020.64 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miNorth1020.67 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.8"2.15 miWest0° 21' 51.5"25.04 miNorth25.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 168° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.81 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.02 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.4"961.20 miWest0° 05' 58.0"6.84 miSouth960.98 mi
24 hours346° 59' 16.6"864.35 miWest1° 57' 31.9"134.71 miSouth870.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaFri 12:56 PM954 km593 miles515 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaFri 12:56 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilFri 12:56 PM1103 km686 miles596 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:56 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:56 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmNortheast NE
CaliFri 12:56 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 12:56 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmEast E
La PazFri 1:56 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 12:56 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmNortheast NE
PanamaFri 12:56 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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