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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

UTC time = Friday, March 21, 2014 at 5:06:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 163° 38' 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' 16.4"953.20 miWest0° 04' 15.1"4.87 miSouth953.03 mi
24 hours13° 18' 07.8"877.24 miEast1° 12' 40.3"83.30 miSouth878.20 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 PM167 km104 miles90 nmNorthwest NW
Nueva LojaFri 12:06 PM244 km152 miles132 nmWest W
CaliFri 12:06 PM390 km242 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:06 PM428 km266 miles231 nmWest W
VillavicencioFri 12:06 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaFri 12:06 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth N
AmbatoFri 12:06 PM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
PereiraFri 12:06 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 12:06 PM501 km311 miles271 nmWest W
MitúFri 12:06 PM508 km316 miles274 nmEast E

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