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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 = 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= 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 is currently 456.81 meters/second, 1644.5 kilometres/hour, 1021.9 miles/hour or 888.0 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"17.03 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 is currently 424.71 meters/second, 1529.0 kilometres/hour, 950.1 miles/hour or 825.6 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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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
ArequipaSat 11:56 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth S
LimaSat 11:56 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
IquitosSat 11:56 AM754 km468 miles407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSat 12:56 PM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CochabambaSat 12:56 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TrujilloSat 11:56 AM947 km588 miles511 nmWest-northwest WNW

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