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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
São Gabriel da CachoeiraThu 12:36 PM40 km25 miles21 nmEast-southeast ESE
MitúThu 11:36 AM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-northwest WNW
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
FlorenciaThu 11:36 AM928 km577 miles501 nmWest W
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
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