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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 5:06:00 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 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 74° 34' 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' 26.3"5.12 miWest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 138° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 437.90 meters/second, 1576.5 kilometres/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.2 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' 56.6"979.37 miWest0° 08' 09.6"9.35 miSouth979.15 mi
24 hours12° 16' 59.9"829.73 miEast2° 57' 19.0"203.17 miSouth849.29 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
FlorenciaWed 12:06 PM250 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IquitosWed 12:06 PM399 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IbarraWed 12:06 PM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoWed 12:06 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest W
AmbatoWed 12:06 PM461 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaliWed 12:06 PM475 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:06 PM513 km319 miles277 nmWest W
VillavicencioWed 12:06 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MitúWed 12:06 PM516 km320 miles278 nmEast-northeast ENE
BogotaWed 12:06 PM554 km345 miles299 nmNorth N

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