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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 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 48' North
Longitude: 87° 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 minorth1037.74 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 49' South
Longitude: 164° 38' 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"945.38 miwest0° 01' 32.2"1.76 misouth945.31 mi
24 hours13° 38' 48.4"893.68 mieast0° 04' 13.4"4.84 misouth893.51 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 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilSat 12:56 PM917 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 12:56 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast E
San JoseSat 11:56 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 11:56 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmNorth N
CaliSat 12:56 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaSat 12:56 PM1271 km790 miles686 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 11:56 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmNorth N
MedellinSat 12:56 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 11:56 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmNorth N
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