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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 6:06:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' North, Longitude: 89° 43' 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"1037.75 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.75 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.3"5.17 miWest0° 23' 40.6"27.12 miNorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' South, Longitude: 149° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.0 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"15.88 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.3"952.77 miWest0° 04' 09.0"4.76 miSouth952.60 mi
24 hours13° 19' 10.2"878.04 miEast1° 10' 03.5"80.30 miSouth878.81 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 12:06 PM146 km91 miles79 nmSouth S
GuayaquilFri 1:06 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:06 PM1224 km760 miles661 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 1:06 PM1251 km777 miles676 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 12:06 PM1353 km841 miles730 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:06 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 1:06 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaFri 12:06 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth N
CaliFri 1:06 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 12:06 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmNorth N

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