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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 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 72° 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' 29.3"5.17 miwest0° 23' 40.7"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 34' South, Longitude: 165° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 16.7"953.33 miwest0° 04' 16.0"4.89 misouth953.16 mi
24 hours13° 17' 58.6"877.19 mieast1° 13' 03.5"83.75 misouth878.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San José del GuaviareFri 11:56 AM240 km149 miles130 nmNorth N
MitúFri 11:56 AM269 km167 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaFri 11:56 AM371 km231 miles201 nmWest-northwest WNW
VillavicencioFri 11:56 AM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaFri 11:56 AM501 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliFri 11:56 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
PereiraFri 11:56 AM604 km375 miles326 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesFri 11:56 AM615 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 11:56 AM672 km417 miles363 nmWest W
MedellinFri 11:56 AM733 km456 miles396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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