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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 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 47' North
Longitude: 72° 34' 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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' South
Longitude: 179° 04' 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"945.58 miwest0° 01' 39.3"1.90 misouth945.50 mi
24 hours346° 21' 47.8"893.17 miwest0° 07' 05.1"8.12 misouth892.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioSat 11:56 AM390 km242 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaSat 11:56 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliSat 11:56 AM524 km325 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
PereiraSat 11:56 AM564 km351 miles305 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesSat 11:56 AM575 km357 miles310 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoSat 11:56 AM670 km416 miles362 nmWest W
MedellinSat 11:56 AM691 km429 miles373 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto AyacuchoSat 12:26 PM770 km478 miles415 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilSat 11:56 AM881 km547 miles476 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Fernando de ApureSat 12:26 PM968 km601 miles522 nmNortheast NE
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