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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 = 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 of the movement is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"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 of the movement is currently 426.34 meters/second, 1534.8 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

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
San Fernando de ApureFri 12:06 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth N
ManausFri 12:36 PM889 km553 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
BogotaFri 11:36 AM896 km557 miles484 nmWest-northwest WNW
FlorenciaFri 11:36 AM944 km586 miles509 nmWest W
Ciudad BolívarFri 12:06 PM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliFri 11:36 AM1085 km674 miles586 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaracasFri 12:06 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorth N

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