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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 Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 47' North
Longitude: 70° 04' 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"17.30 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' 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' South
Longitude: 178° 32' 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"945.61 miwest0° 01' 40.4"1.92 misouth945.53 mi
24 hours13° 38' 06.0"893.08 mieast0° 07' 33.8"8.67 misouth892.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioSat 11:46 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoSat 12:16 PM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSat 11:46 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
CaliSat 11:46 AM771 km479 miles416 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Fernando de ApureSat 12:16 PM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSat 11:46 AM861 km535 miles465 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 11:46 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest W
CaracasSat 12:16 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilSat 11:46 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSat 12:46 PM1198 km745 miles647 nmEast-southeast ESE
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