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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 5:06:00 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 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 74° 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' South, Longitude: 150° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 431.69 meters/second, 1554.1 kilometres/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.1 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"16.09 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 28' 34.6"965.42 miWest0° 06' 27.3"7.40 miSouth965.20 mi
24 hours12° 49' 27.4"855.28 miEast2° 10' 32.9"149.62 miSouth863.66 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
FlorenciaThu 12:06 PM208 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nueva LojaThu 12:06 PM250 km155 miles135 nmWest W
IbarraThu 12:06 PM389 km242 miles210 nmWest W
QuitoThu 12:06 PM431 km268 miles233 nmWest W
CaliThu 12:06 PM432 km269 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IquitosThu 12:06 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AmbatoThu 12:06 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
VillavicencioThu 12:06 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:06 PM505 km314 miles273 nmWest W
MitúThu 12:06 PM510 km317 miles275 nmEast-northeast ENE

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