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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 Monday, March 17, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 11' South, Longitude: 72° 12' 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"1037.62 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.62 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° 01' South, Longitude: 117° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.84 meters/second, 1612.2 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"1001.76 miwest0° 09' 59.7"11.45 misouth1001.70 mi
24 hours11° 17' 58.7"778.68 mieast3° 53' 21.0"267.27 misouth820.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioMon 11:56 AM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaMon 11:56 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliMon 11:56 AM697 km433 miles376 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoMon 11:56 AM709 km440 miles383 nmWest W
GuayaquilMon 11:56 AM864 km537 miles467 nmWest W
MedellinMon 11:56 AM905 km562 miles488 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto AyacuchoMon 12:26 PM912 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoMon 11:56 AM1087 km676 miles587 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaMon 11:56 AM1316 km817 miles710 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausMon 12:56 PM1371 km852 miles741 nmEast E
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