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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 = Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 4:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 66° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 455.34 meters/second, 1639.2 kilometres/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.1 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"16.98 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.8"1018.47 miWest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 miNorth1018.50 mi
24 hours0° 01' 36.0"1.81 miWest0° 21' 34.4"24.71 miNorth24.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' South, Longitude: 149° 51' West

The ground speed is currently 430.12 meters/second, 1548.4 kilometres/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 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' 31.7"16.04 miWest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.7"961.90 miWest0° 04' 21.7"5.00 miSouth961.73 mi
24 hours11° 24' 56.3"755.77 miEast1° 23' 13.0"95.38 miSouth758.95 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
RiberaltaSun 12:40 pm54 km34 miles29 nmEast E
Rio BrancoSun 11:40 am182 km113 miles98 nmNorthwest NW
Porto AcreSun 11:40 am193 km120 miles104 nmNorthwest NW
CobijaSun 12:40 pm242 km150 miles130 nmWest W
Porto VelhoSun 12:40 pm388 km241 miles209 nmNortheast NE
La PazSun 12:40 pm629 km391 miles339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Machu Picchu PuebloSun 11:40 am691 km429 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW
CochabambaSun 12:40 pm705 km438 miles381 nmSouth S
ArequipaSun 11:40 am802 km498 miles433 nmSouthwest SW
Santa CruzSun 12:40 pm831 km516 miles448 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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