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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 49' South, Longitude: 64° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.61 meters/second, 1654.6 km/hour, 1028.1 miles/hour or 893.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1028.06 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.09 minorth1028.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.6"3.27 miwest0° 22' 47.6"26.11 minorth26.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' South, Longitude: 74° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.32 meters/second, 1595.9 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.4"991.57 miwest0° 11' 28.8"13.15 minorth991.86 mi
24 hours13° 10' 11.0"904.11 mieast4° 43' 27.5"324.62 minorth963.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoFri 12:30 PM116 km72 miles63 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RiberaltaFri 12:30 PM399 km248 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoFri 11:30 AM448 km278 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
CobijaFri 12:30 PM599 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
ManausFri 12:30 PM709 km440 miles383 nmNortheast NE
San Ignacio de VelascoFri 12:30 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La PazFri 12:30 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreFri 12:30 PM1245 km774 miles672 nmSouth S
LimaFri 11:30 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaFri 11:30 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNorthwest NW
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