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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 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 74° 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 163° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.24 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 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' 16.2"953.26 miwest0° 04' 14.9"4.87 misouth953.09 mi
24 hours13° 18' 09.0"877.32 mieast1° 12' 37.4"83.25 misouth878.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaFri 12:06 PM151 km94 miles81 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliFri 12:06 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:06 PM396 km246 miles214 nmWest W
VillavicencioFri 12:06 PM442 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 12:06 PM470 km292 miles254 nmWest W
BogotaFri 12:06 PM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PereiraFri 12:06 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth N
ManizalesFri 12:06 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth N
MitúFri 12:06 PM538 km335 miles291 nmEast E
GuayaquilFri 12:06 PM618 km384 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
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