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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:36:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 kilometres/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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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
IquitosWed 11:36 AM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausWed 12:36 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaWed 11:36 AM955 km594 miles516 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoWed 11:36 AM1062 km660 miles574 nmSouth S
CaliWed 11:36 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinWed 11:36 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmNorthwest NW
CaracasWed 12:06 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmNorth N

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