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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 6:06:00 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 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 89° 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' South, Longitude: 136° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.44 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.08 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.2"964.85 miWest0° 06' 22.4"7.31 miSouth964.63 mi
24 hours12° 50' 45.6"856.29 miEast2° 08' 20.6"147.09 miSouth864.26 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 12:06 PM102 km63 miles55 nmSouth S
GuayaquilThu 1:06 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoThu 1:06 PM1240 km770 miles669 nmEast E
San JoseThu 12:06 PM1258 km781 miles679 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:06 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaThu 1:06 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
CaliThu 1:06 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 12:06 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmNorth N
Santa AnaThu 12:06 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 12:06 PM1580 km981 miles853 nmNorth N

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