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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 48' North
Longitude: 75° 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' South
Longitude: 176° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.79 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.76 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 26' 14.0"945.54 miwest0° 01' 38.0"1.88 misouth945.47 mi
24 hours346° 21' 41.6"893.25 miwest0° 06' 36.5"7.58 misouth892.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Juan de PastoSat 12:06 PM250 km155 miles135 nmWest W
CaliSat 12:06 PM329 km204 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSat 12:06 PM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
VillavicencioSat 12:06 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogotaSat 12:06 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PereiraSat 12:06 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth N
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sat 12:06 PM471 km293 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManizalesSat 12:06 PM473 km294 miles256 nmNorth N
MedellinSat 12:06 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth N
GuayaquilSat 12:06 PM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
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