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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 23' North
Longitude: 67° 30' 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"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.82 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 33' South
Longitude: 170° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.33 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"15.90 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.8"953.48 miwest0° 04' 18.1"4.93 misouth953.30 mi
24 hours346° 42' 22.3"876.92 miwest1° 13' 55.5"84.74 misouth877.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoFri 12:06 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth N
San Fernando de ApureFri 12:06 PM829 km515 miles448 nmNorth N
BogotaFri 11:36 AM870 km540 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 12:36 PM917 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ciudad BolívarFri 12:06 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliFri 11:36 AM1055 km656 miles570 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinFri 11:36 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorthwest NW
CaracasFri 12:06 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoFri 11:36 AM1148 km713 miles620 nmSouth S
QuitoFri 11:36 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmWest W
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