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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 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 87° 21' 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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' South, Longitude: 126° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.68 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 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' 53.7"978.94 miwest0° 08' 06.5"9.29 misouth978.73 mi
24 hours12° 18' 09.6"830.72 mieast2° 55' 52.1"201.53 misouth849.86 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 11:56 AM257 km160 miles139 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilWed 12:56 PM854 km531 miles461 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 12:56 PM985 km612 miles532 nmEast E
San JoseWed 11:56 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliWed 12:56 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaWed 12:56 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 11:56 AM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorth N
MedellinWed 12:56 PM1497 km930 miles809 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 11:56 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmNorth N
BogotaWed 12:56 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmEast-northeast ENE
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