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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° 34' 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"1037.75 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 of the movement is currently 437.90 meters/second, 1576.5 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' 56.6"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaWed 12:06 PM250 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoWed 12:06 PM438 km272 miles236 nmWest W
CaliWed 12:06 PM471 km293 miles254 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 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth N
PereiraWed 12:06 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManizalesWed 12:06 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:06 PM627 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
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