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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' South, Longitude: 81° 55' 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"1021.87 miwest0° 00' 54.9"1.05 minorth1021.90 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: 175° 01' 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' 40.1"949.53 miwest0° 03' 40.3"4.21 misouth949.37 mi
24 hours13° 35' 51.7"893.89 mieast0° 57' 06.9"65.48 misouth893.82 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 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 12:40 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoSat 12:40 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:40 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoSat 12:40 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmEast E
CaliSat 12:40 PM1602 km996 miles865 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La PazSat 1:40 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 12:40 PM1840 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSat 12:40 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SucreSat 1:40 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-southeast ESE
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