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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° 60' 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' 29.3"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° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.30 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"953.41 miwest0° 04' 17.1"4.91 misouth953.23 mi
24 hours346° 42' 11.9"877.05 miwest1° 13' 29.5"84.25 misouth878.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioFri 11:46 AM580 km361 miles313 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 12:16 PM640 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 11:46 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 11:46 AM796 km495 miles430 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Fernando de ApureFri 12:16 PM875 km544 miles472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 11:46 AM898 km558 miles485 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoFri 11:46 AM949 km590 miles512 nmWest W
GuayaquilFri 11:46 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaracasFri 12:16 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoFri 11:46 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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