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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 = Saturday, February 22, 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 Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 70° 38' 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"1021.76 miWest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 miNorth1021.79 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° 06' South, Longitude: 164° 09' 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"15.83 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.0"949.77 miWest0° 03' 45.1"4.30 miSouth949.61 mi
24 hours13° 34' 51.6"892.97 miEast0° 59' 11.2"67.85 miSouth893.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CobijaSat 12:56 PM232 km144 miles125 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio BrancoSat 11:56 AM309 km192 miles167 nmEast E
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 11:56 AM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaSat 12:56 PM513 km318 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimaSat 11:56 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazSat 12:56 PM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SucreSat 12:56 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilSat 11:56 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 11:56 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmNorthwest NW
ManausSat 12:56 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmEast-northeast ENE

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