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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 = Tuesday, March 18, 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 Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 71° 60' 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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 54' South, Longitude: 129° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.66 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 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' 11.9"992.30 miWest0° 09' 20.5"10.70 miSouth992.14 mi
24 hours11° 45' 10.4"803.21 miEast3° 31' 47.7"242.62 miSouth834.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúTue 11:56 AM299 km186 miles162 nmNortheast NE
FlorenciaTue 11:56 AM482 km300 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
VillavicencioTue 11:56 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaTue 11:56 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliTue 11:56 AM686 km426 miles370 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoTue 11:56 AM728 km452 miles393 nmWest W
Puerto AyacuchoTue 12:26 PM863 km536 miles466 nmNortheast NE
MedellinTue 11:56 AM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LojaTue 11:56 AM877 km545 miles473 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilTue 11:56 AM893 km555 miles482 nmWest W

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