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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° 38' 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"1021.78 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 minorth1021.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 02.4"2.32 miwest0° 22' 00.6"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: 168° 58' 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' 41.8"949.63 miwest0° 03' 43.0"4.26 misouth949.47 mi
24 hours13° 35' 18.4"893.35 mieast0° 58' 16.1"66.79 misouth893.33 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 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuancayoSat 12:16 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 12:16 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:16 PM484 km301 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
CobijaSat 1:16 PM760 km472 miles410 nmEast E
LojaSat 12:16 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 12:16 PM857 km533 miles463 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:16 PM985 km612 miles532 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La PazSat 1:16 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoSat 12:16 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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