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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 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 24' South, Longitude: 85° 53' 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"1020.71 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.74 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° 07' 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 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.3"961.26 miwest0° 05' 57.9"6.84 misouth961.04 mi
24 hours346° 59' 14.8"864.43 miwest1° 57' 29.3"134.67 misouth870.45 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 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilFri 12:56 PM1121 km696 miles605 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:56 AM1127 km701 miles609 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:56 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmNortheast NE
CaliFri 12:56 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoFri 12:56 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmEast E
La PazFri 1:56 PM2037 km1265 miles1100 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 12:56 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:56 AM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 12:56 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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