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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 47' South
Longitude: 74° 47' 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 55' South
Longitude: 126° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.62 meters/second, 1597.0 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' 11.5"992.28 miwest0° 09' 20.0"10.69 misouth992.12 mi
24 hours11° 45' 24.3"803.47 mieast3° 31' 34.8"242.39 misouth835.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuitoTue 12:06 PM419 km260 miles226 nmWest W
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:06 PM493 km306 miles266 nmWest W
CaliTue 12:06 PM501 km311 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VillavicencioTue 12:06 PM561 km348 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilTue 12:06 PM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaTue 12:06 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth N
PereiraTue 12:06 PM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth N
ManizalesTue 12:06 PM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth N
MedellinTue 12:06 PM783 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
PanamaTue 12:06 PM1203 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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