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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 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 74° 55' 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' South, Longitude: 150° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.68 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 28' 34.6"965.47 miwest0° 06' 27.2"7.40 misouth965.25 mi
24 hours12° 49' 28.9"855.36 mieast2° 10' 30.4"149.58 misouth863.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaThu 12:06 PM194 km120 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:06 PM399 km248 miles215 nmWest W
CaliThu 12:06 PM414 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:06 PM474 km294 miles256 nmWest W
VillavicencioThu 12:06 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaThu 12:06 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth N
PereiraThu 12:06 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth N
MitúThu 12:06 PM540 km335 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManizalesThu 12:06 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 12:06 PM606 km376 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
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