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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 = Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 4:46:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' North, Longitude: 69° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.88 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1037.68 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.2"5.19 miWest0° 23' 39.3"27.09 miNorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 178° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.82 meters/second, 1522.2 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.76 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.7"945.55 miWest0° 01' 40.6"1.92 miSouth945.47 mi
24 hours13° 38' 05.3"893.01 miEast0° 07' 36.9"8.73 miSouth892.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúSat 11:46 AM72 km45 miles39 nmNorthwest NW
VillavicencioSat 11:46 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoSat 12:16 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSat 11:46 AM636 km395 miles343 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaSat 11:46 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest W
CaliSat 11:46 AM803 km499 miles433 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Fernando de ApureSat 12:16 PM826 km514 miles446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSat 11:46 AM881 km548 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 11:46 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest W
CaracasSat 12:16 PM1121 km696 miles605 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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