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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 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 72° 09' 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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 153° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.73 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.2 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' 35.2"965.51 miwest0° 06' 28.1"7.42 misouth965.29 mi
24 hours12° 49' 14.3"855.11 mieast2° 10' 54.8"150.04 misouth863.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúThu 11:56 AM254 km158 miles137 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaThu 11:56 AM425 km264 miles229 nmWest-northwest WNW
VillavicencioThu 11:56 AM488 km303 miles264 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaThu 11:56 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliThu 11:56 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
PereiraThu 11:56 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesThu 11:56 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoThu 11:56 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest W
MedellinThu 11:56 AM791 km491 miles427 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto AyacuchoThu 12:26 PM802 km499 miles433 nmNortheast NE
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