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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 69° 43' 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' 29.3"5.17 miwest0° 23' 40.7"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' South, Longitude: 168° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 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' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.3"953.35 miwest0° 04' 17.2"4.91 misouth953.17 mi
24 hours346° 42' 13.0"876.98 miwest1° 13' 32.4"84.30 misouth878.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúFri 11:46 AM112 km69 miles60 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VillavicencioFri 11:46 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 12:16 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaFri 11:46 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
BogotaFri 11:46 AM675 km419 miles364 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 11:46 AM825 km512 miles445 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Fernando de ApureFri 12:16 PM866 km538 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 11:46 AM920 km572 miles497 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoFri 11:46 AM980 km609 miles529 nmWest W
ManausFri 12:46 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmEast-southeast ESE
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