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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° 21' 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"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.82 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° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 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"979.71 miwest0° 08' 11.4"9.38 misouth979.50 mi
24 hours12° 16' 20.5"829.26 mieast2° 58' 07.8"204.12 misouth849.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoWed 12:06 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth N
ManausWed 12:36 PM868 km540 miles469 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Fernando de ApureWed 12:06 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth N
BogotaWed 11:36 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoWed 11:36 AM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth S
CaliWed 11:36 AM1102 km684 miles595 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinWed 11:36 AM1175 km730 miles635 nmNorthwest NW
CaracasWed 12:06 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmNorth N
QuitoWed 11:36 AM1242 km771 miles670 nmWest W
GeorgetownWed 12:36 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmNortheast NE
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