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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 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 24' South
Longitude: 72° 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' 26.3"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 26' South
Longitude: 140° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 57.1"979.52 miwest0° 08' 10.1"9.36 misouth979.31 mi
24 hours12° 16' 47.7"829.62 mieast2° 57' 34.1"203.47 misouth849.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioWed 11:56 AM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaWed 11:56 AM588 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliWed 11:56 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoWed 11:56 AM685 km426 miles370 nmWest W
MedellinWed 11:56 AM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto AyacuchoWed 12:26 PM851 km529 miles459 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilWed 11:56 AM864 km537 miles467 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoWed 11:56 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaWed 11:56 AM1308 km812 miles706 nmNorthwest NW
CaracasWed 12:26 PM1347 km837 miles728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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