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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 Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 70° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.81 meters/second, 1644.5 km/hour, 1021.9 miles/hour or 888.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.8"1021.84 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 minorth1021.86 mi
24 hours0° 02' 02.3"2.31 miwest0° 22' 00.5"25.21 minorth25.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' South, Longitude: 164° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.71 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.84 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.9"949.83 miwest0° 03' 45.0"4.30 misouth949.67 mi
24 hours13° 34' 53.2"893.05 mieast0° 59' 08.1"67.79 misouth893.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rio BrancoSat 11:56 AM340 km211 miles184 nmEast E
LimaSat 11:56 AM705 km438 miles381 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSat 12:56 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreSat 12:56 PM1166 km725 miles630 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSat 11:56 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 11:56 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmNorthwest NW
ManausSat 12:56 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliSat 11:56 AM1610 km1001 miles870 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaSat 11:56 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedellinSat 11:56 AM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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