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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 5:56:00 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 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 48' North, Longitude: 87° 18' 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"1037.67 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.67 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miWest0° 23' 39.2"27.09 miNorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 164° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.72 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 01.6"0.03 miSouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.2"945.32 miWest0° 01' 32.4"1.77 miSouth945.25 mi
24 hours13° 38' 47.7"893.61 miEast0° 04' 16.5"4.90 miSouth893.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:56 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouthwest SW
PortoviejoSat 12:56 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilSat 12:56 PM888 km552 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:56 PM986 km613 miles532 nmEast E
San JoseSat 11:56 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliSat 12:56 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaSat 12:56 PM1250 km776 miles675 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 11:56 AM1259 km783 miles680 nmNorth N
MedellinSat 12:56 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 11:56 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmNorth N

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