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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 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 74° 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' 26.3"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° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.90 meters/second, 1576.4 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.2 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' 56.5"979.42 miwest0° 08' 09.6"9.35 misouth979.21 mi
24 hours12° 17' 01.3"829.81 mieast2° 57' 17.3"203.15 misouth849.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaWed 12:06 PM238 km148 miles128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 12:06 PM407 km253 miles220 nmWest W
CaliWed 12:06 PM458 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:06 PM482 km299 miles260 nmWest W
VillavicencioWed 12:06 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MitúWed 12:06 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast-northeast ENE
BogotaWed 12:06 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth N
PereiraWed 12:06 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:06 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManizalesWed 12:06 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth N
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