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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 48' South
Longitude: 69° 46' 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"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.74 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.75 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 52' South
Longitude: 131° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.69 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"992.44 miwest0° 09' 20.7"10.71 misouth992.28 mi
24 hours11° 44' 59.4"803.11 mieast3° 31' 57.9"242.83 misouth834.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoTue 12:16 PM753 km468 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaTue 11:46 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
CaliTue 11:46 AM880 km547 miles475 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoTue 11:46 AM973 km605 miles526 nmWest W
San Fernando de ApureTue 12:16 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinTue 11:46 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoTue 11:46 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausTue 12:46 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilTue 11:46 AM1138 km707 miles614 nmWest W
CaracasTue 12:16 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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