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Day and Night World Map

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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 17:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 25' North
Longitude: 84° 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 38' South
Longitude: 153° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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' 14.3"952.97 miwest0° 04' 11.0"4.79 misouth952.80 mi
24 hours13° 18' 50.8"877.85 mieast1° 10' 52.8"81.25 misouth878.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:46 AM532 km331 miles287 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilFri 12:46 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 12:46 PM653 km406 miles352 nmEast E
QuitoFri 12:46 PM727 km452 miles393 nmEast E
CaliFri 12:46 PM1002 km622 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseFri 11:46 AM1058 km657 miles571 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 12:46 PM1127 km700 miles608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 12:46 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
BogotaFri 12:46 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 11:46 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmNorth N
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