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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 24' South
Longitude: 69° 51' 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 24' South
Longitude: 143° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.99 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.4 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' 57.5"979.62 miwest0° 08' 10.8"9.37 misouth979.40 mi
24 hours12° 16' 34.1"829.44 mieast2° 57' 51.0"203.79 misouth849.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioWed 11:46 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoWed 12:16 PM714 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaWed 11:46 AM729 km453 miles394 nmNorthwest NW
CaliWed 11:46 AM851 km529 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Fernando de ApureWed 12:16 PM954 km592 miles515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoWed 11:46 AM963 km599 miles520 nmWest W
MedellinWed 11:46 AM974 km605 miles526 nmNorthwest NW
Rio BrancoWed 11:46 AM1084 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManausWed 12:46 PM1134 km704 miles612 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilWed 11:46 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmWest W
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