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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 5:46:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 39' 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' 41.7"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° 28' South, Longitude: 141° 09' 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' 32.4"965.04 miWest0° 06' 24.0"7.34 miSouth964.82 mi
24 hours12° 50' 19.7"855.95 miEast2° 09' 04.8"147.94 miSouth864.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PortoviejoThu 12:46 PM481 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
Galapagos IslandsThu 11:46 AM561 km348 miles303 nmWest W
EsmeraldasThu 12:46 PM566 km351 miles305 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:46 PM583 km362 miles315 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:46 PM610 km379 miles329 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:46 PM683 km425 miles369 nmEast E
AmbatoThu 12:46 PM685 km425 miles370 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaThu 12:46 PM750 km466 miles405 nmSoutheast SE
CaliThu 12:46 PM981 km609 miles530 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaThu 12:46 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast E

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