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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 = Friday, March 21, 2014 at 4:36:00 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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 67° 13' West

The ground speed is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"1037.75 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.1"5.17 miWest0° 23' 40.7"27.12 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' South, Longitude: 170° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 426.34 meters/second, 1534.8 kilometres/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 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' 27.2"15.89 miWest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.9"953.42 miWest0° 04' 18.2"4.93 miSouth953.24 mi
24 hours346° 42' 23.5"876.84 miWest1° 13' 58.4"84.79 miSouth877.90 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
São Gabriel da CachoeiraFri 12:36 PM59 km37 miles32 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MitúFri 11:36 AM350 km217 miles189 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 12:06 PM585 km364 miles316 nmNorth N
IquitosFri 11:36 AM813 km505 miles439 nmSouthwest SW
ManausFri 12:36 PM889 km553 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 11:36 AM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad GuayanaFri 12:06 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliFri 11:36 AM1087 km676 miles587 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaracasFri 12:06 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorth N
MedellinFri 11:36 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorthwest NW

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