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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 17:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 84° 56' 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' 41.7"27.14 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 140° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.52 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 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' 06.3"0.12 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 28' 32.3"965.10 miwest0° 06' 24.0"7.34 misouth964.88 mi
24 hours12° 50' 21.1"856.03 mieast2° 09' 02.3"147.90 misouth864.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:46 AM530 km329 miles286 nmWest W
GuayaquilThu 12:46 PM611 km380 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:46 PM641 km398 miles346 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:46 PM716 km445 miles386 nmEast E
CaliThu 12:46 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 11:46 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmNorth N
PanamaThu 12:46 PM1160 km720 miles626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinThu 12:46 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmNortheast NE
BogotaThu 12:46 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaThu 11:46 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
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