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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 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' North, Longitude: 87° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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' 40.6"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 151° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.08 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 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' 13.8"952.90 miwest0° 04' 09.9"4.78 misouth952.73 mi
24 hours13° 19' 01.1"877.99 mieast1° 10' 26.7"80.75 misouth878.78 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 11:56 AM275 km171 miles149 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilFri 12:56 PM894 km556 miles483 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoFri 12:56 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast E
San JoseFri 11:56 AM1119 km695 miles604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliFri 12:56 PM1268 km788 miles684 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaFri 12:56 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 11:56 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmNorth N
MedellinFri 12:56 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 11:56 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 11:56 AM1512 km940 miles817 nmNorth N
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