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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 5:40:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' South, Longitude: 81° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.83 meters/second, 1644.6 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"1021.80 miWest0° 00' 54.9"1.05 miNorth1021.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 02.4"2.32 miWest0° 22' 00.8"25.22 miNorth25.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' South, Longitude: 174° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.58 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 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' 40.2"949.47 miWest0° 03' 40.5"4.21 miSouth949.31 mi
24 hours13° 35' 50.3"893.81 miEast0° 57' 09.9"65.53 miSouth893.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimaSat 12:40 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaSat 12:40 PM719 km447 miles388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM886 km551 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PortoviejoSat 12:40 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmNorth N
QuitoSat 12:40 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:40 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSat 12:40 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmEast E
CaliSat 12:40 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:40 PM1628 km1012 miles879 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 12:40 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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