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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 17:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 24' North, Longitude: 77° 13' 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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 35' South, Longitude: 161° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.21 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 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' 15.9"953.13 miwest0° 04' 14.0"4.85 misouth952.96 mi
24 hours13° 18' 18.4"877.38 mieast1° 12' 14.2"82.80 misouth878.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nueva LojaFri 12:16 PM51 km31 miles27 nmSoutheast SE
San Juan de PastoFri 12:16 PM89 km55 miles48 nmNorth N
QuitoFri 12:16 PM159 km99 miles86 nmWest-southwest WSW
FlorenciaFri 12:16 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNortheast NE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 12:16 PM229 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbatoFri 12:16 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
EsmeraldasFri 12:16 PM278 km173 miles150 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaliFri 12:16 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PortoviejoFri 12:16 PM395 km245 miles213 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilFri 12:16 PM416 km258 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
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