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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' South, Longitude: 67° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 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' 11.0"1037.75 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.2"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 145° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.1"979.65 miwest0° 08' 11.4"9.38 misouth979.44 mi
24 hours12° 16' 19.0"829.18 mieast2° 58' 09.8"204.14 misouth849.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Gabriel da CachoeiraWed 12:36 PM30 km18 miles16 nmNorth N
MitúWed 11:36 AM397 km247 miles215 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoWed 12:06 PM673 km418 miles364 nmNorth N
ManausWed 12:36 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Fernando de ApureWed 12:06 PM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth N
BogotaWed 11:36 AM958 km596 miles517 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaWed 11:36 AM976 km607 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoWed 11:36 AM1063 km661 miles574 nmSouth S
CaliWed 11:36 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinWed 11:36 AM1200 km746 miles648 nmNorthwest NW
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