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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 4:56:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' North, Longitude: 72° 17' 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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' South, Longitude: 179° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.81 meters/second, 1522.1 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' 14.3"945.51 miWest0° 01' 39.3"1.90 miSouth945.44 mi
24 hours346° 21' 48.5"893.10 miWest0° 07' 08.3"8.18 miSouth892.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San José del GuaviareSat 11:56 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth N
MitúSat 11:56 AM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaSat 11:56 AM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
VillavicencioSat 11:56 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaSat 11:56 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliSat 11:56 AM553 km343 miles298 nmWest-northwest WNW
PereiraSat 11:56 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesSat 11:56 AM592 km368 miles320 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 11:56 AM701 km436 miles379 nmWest W
MedellinSat 11:56 AM705 km438 miles380 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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