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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 4:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 69° 43' 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' 29.3"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 is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 kilometres/hour, 953.6 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' 04.2"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúFri 11:46 AM112 km69 miles60 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VillavicencioFri 11:46 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
IquitosFri 11:46 AM604 km375 miles326 nmSouthwest SW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 12:16 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FlorenciaFri 11:46 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
BogotaFri 11:46 AM672 km417 miles363 nmNorthwest NW
CaliFri 11:46 AM827 km514 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinFri 11:46 AM918 km570 miles495 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoFri 11:46 AM981 km610 miles530 nmWest W
ManausFri 12:46 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmEast-southeast ESE

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