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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 17:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' South, Longitude: 75° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.82 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"1021.85 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 minorth1021.88 mi
24 hours0° 02' 02.4"2.32 miwest0° 22' 00.7"25.21 minorth25.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' South, Longitude: 169° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.65 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 41.6"949.69 miwest0° 03' 43.0"4.26 misouth949.53 mi
24 hours13° 35' 19.8"893.44 mieast0° 58' 13.0"66.74 misouth893.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 12:16 PM238 km148 miles128 nmNortheast NE
HuancayoSat 12:16 PM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 12:16 PM255 km158 miles137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CobijaSat 1:16 PM790 km491 miles427 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSat 12:16 PM888 km552 miles480 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:16 PM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSat 1:16 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:16 PM1121 km697 miles606 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliSat 12:16 PM1488 km924 miles803 nmNorth N
SucreSat 1:16 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmSoutheast SE
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