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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 4:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 08' 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"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.78 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: 158° 03' 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' 36.4"965.70 miWest0° 06' 29.8"7.45 miSouth965.48 mi
24 hours12° 48' 48.1"854.77 miEast2° 11' 38.7"150.87 miSouth863.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Gabriel da CachoeiraThu 12:36 PM15 km9 miles8 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MitúThu 11:36 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoThu 12:06 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
ManausThu 12:36 PM863 km537 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Fernando de ApureThu 12:06 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth N
BogotaThu 11:36 AM924 km574 miles499 nmWest-northwest WNW
FlorenciaThu 11:36 AM959 km596 miles518 nmWest W
Ciudad BolívarThu 12:06 PM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoThu 11:36 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmSouth S
CaliThu 11:36 AM1110 km689 miles599 nmWest-northwest WNW

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