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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 areas 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 4:46:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 69° 39' West

The ground speed is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 22' South, Longitude: 155° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 431.77 meters/second, 1554.4 kilometres/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 35.8"965.61 miWest0° 06' 29.0"7.43 miSouth965.38 mi
24 hours12° 49' 01.2"854.94 miEast2° 11' 16.8"150.45 miSouth863.46 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúThu 11:46 AM154 km96 miles83 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IquitosThu 11:46 AM577 km358 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
VillavicencioThu 11:46 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoThu 12:16 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 11:46 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNorthwest NW
CaliThu 11:46 AM853 km530 miles461 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinThu 11:46 AM955 km593 miles515 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoThu 11:46 AM988 km614 miles533 nmWest W
Rio BrancoThu 11:46 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmSouth S
ManausThu 12:46 PM1124 km699 miles607 nmEast-southeast ESE

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