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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 = Monday, March 17, 2014 at 4:56:00 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 Monday, March 17, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 11' South, Longitude: 71° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.83 meters/second, 1669.8 km/hour, 1037.5 miles/hour or 901.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1037.55 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.55 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.0"5.03 miWest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 miNorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 17, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 00' South, Longitude: 117° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.70 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.8"1001.70 miWest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 miSouth1001.64 mi
24 hours11° 17' 57.5"778.61 miEast3° 53' 21.6"267.27 miSouth820.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúMon 11:56 AM329 km204 miles178 nmNortheast NE
FlorenciaMon 11:56 AM514 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
VillavicencioMon 11:56 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaMon 11:56 AM687 km427 miles371 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliMon 11:56 AM719 km447 miles388 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoMon 11:56 AM740 km460 miles399 nmWest W
LojaMon 11:56 AM868 km539 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilMon 11:56 AM895 km556 miles483 nmWest W
Puerto AyacuchoMon 12:26 PM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinMon 11:56 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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