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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 5:16:00 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 17:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' South, Longitude: 75° 38' West

The ground speed is currently 456.82 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"1021.78 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 is currently 424.65 meters/second, 1528.7 kilometres/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PucallpaSat 12:16 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuancayoSat 12:16 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 12:16 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
CallaoSat 12:16 PM275 km171 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
TrujilloSat 12:16 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
Machu Picchu PuebloSat 12:16 PM484 km301 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
IquitosSat 12:16 PM744 km462 miles402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArequipaSat 12:16 PM832 km517 miles449 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rio BrancoSat 12:16 PM857 km532 miles463 nmEast E
CuencaSat 12:16 PM873 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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