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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 5:06:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 74° 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 126° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.3 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' 11.6"992.22 miWest0° 09' 20.0"10.69 miSouth992.06 mi
24 hours11° 45' 23.0"803.39 miEast3° 31' 36.0"242.39 miSouth834.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaTue 12:06 PM293 km182 miles158 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 12:06 PM451 km281 miles244 nmWest W
AmbatoTue 12:06 PM462 km287 miles250 nmWest W
CaliTue 12:06 PM518 km322 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:06 PM524 km326 miles283 nmWest W
MitúTue 12:06 PM525 km326 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioTue 12:06 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth N
BogotaTue 12:06 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth N
EsmeraldasTue 12:06 PM606 km377 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuayaquilTue 12:06 PM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW

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