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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 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 47' South
Longitude: 72° 17' 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"1037.75 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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 54' South
Longitude: 128° 55' 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"992.36 miwest0° 09' 20.4"10.70 misouth992.20 mi
24 hours11° 45' 11.9"803.29 mieast3° 31' 46.3"242.61 misouth834.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioTue 11:56 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaTue 11:56 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliTue 11:56 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoTue 11:56 AM696 km432 miles376 nmWest W
MedellinTue 11:56 AM862 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilTue 11:56 AM863 km536 miles466 nmWest W
Puerto AyacuchoTue 12:26 PM881 km547 miles476 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoTue 11:56 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaTue 11:56 AM1347 km837 miles728 nmNorthwest NW
LimaTue 11:56 AM1353 km840 miles730 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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