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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 Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 48' South, Longitude: 69° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.88 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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' 10.9"1037.67 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.4"5.08 miwest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' South, Longitude: 131° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.70 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.54 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"992.38 miwest0° 09' 20.9"10.71 misouth992.22 mi
24 hours11° 44' 58.0"803.03 mieast3° 31' 59.2"242.84 misouth834.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúTue 11:46 AM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FlorenciaTue 11:46 AM731 km454 miles394 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoTue 12:16 PM744 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaTue 11:46 AM788 km489 miles425 nmNorthwest NW
CaliTue 11:46 AM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Fernando de ApureTue 12:16 PM986 km613 miles532 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoTue 11:46 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmWest W
MedellinTue 11:46 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoTue 11:46 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouth S
ManausTue 12:46 PM1084 km674 miles586 nmEast-southeast ESE
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