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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, March 1, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' South, Longitude: 79° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.04 meters/second, 1656.1 km/hour, 1029.1 miles/hour or 894.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.3"1029.09 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1029.11 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.5"3.42 miwest0° 22' 54.2"26.23 minorth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' South, Longitude: 75° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 27' 34.5"999.58 miwest0° 12' 01.3"13.77 minorth999.73 mi
24 hours12° 49' 22.0"886.42 mieast4° 46' 21.6"327.94 minorth945.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChiclayoSat 12:30 PM71 km44 miles38 nmNorth N
TrujilloSat 12:30 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth N
LimaSat 12:30 PM591 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoSat 12:30 PM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth N
CaliSat 12:30 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:30 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoSat 12:30 PM1338 km832 miles723 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaSat 12:30 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSat 12:30 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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