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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 17:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 84° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 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' 42.4"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 32' South, Longitude: 128° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.73 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.3"979.04 miwest0° 08' 07.2"9.30 misouth978.82 mi
24 hours12° 17' 56.0"830.54 mieast2° 56' 09.2"201.85 misouth849.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:46 AM532 km330 miles287 nmWest W
GuayaquilWed 12:46 PM587 km365 miles317 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:46 PM632 km393 miles341 nmEast E
QuitoWed 12:46 PM707 km439 miles382 nmEast E
CaliWed 12:46 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 11:46 AM1144 km711 miles618 nmNorth N
PanamaWed 12:46 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinWed 12:46 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmNortheast NE
BogotaWed 12:46 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaWed 11:46 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth N
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