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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 67° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.9"5.15 miwest0° 23' 41.8"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 157° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.81 meters/second, 1554.5 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.10 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 36.2"965.76 miwest0° 06' 29.7"7.44 misouth965.53 mi
24 hours12° 48' 49.6"854.85 mieast2° 11' 36.1"150.83 misouth863.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoThu 12:06 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNorth N
San Fernando de ApureThu 12:06 PM873 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
ManausThu 12:36 PM892 km554 miles482 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaThu 11:36 AM901 km560 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad BolívarThu 12:06 PM997 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliThu 11:36 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio BrancoThu 11:36 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouth S
MedellinThu 11:36 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorthwest NW
CaracasThu 12:06 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 11:36 AM1234 km766 miles666 nmWest W
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