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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 11' North, Longitude: 72° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.83 meters/second, 1669.8 km/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.6 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' 11.3"1037.63 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1037.63 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.8"5.20 miwest0° 23' 37.5"27.06 minorth27.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 167° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.21 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.74 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 38.2"944.25 miwest0° 01' 12.5"1.39 minorth944.31 mi
24 hours13° 46' 44.3"901.85 mieast1° 02' 28.5"71.62 minorth907.43 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 GuaviareSun 11:56 AM153 km95 miles82 nmNorth N
MitúSun 11:56 AM268 km167 miles145 nmEast E
FlorenciaSun 11:56 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest W
VillavicencioSun 11:56 AM346 km215 miles187 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaSun 11:56 AM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliSun 11:56 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
PereiraSun 11:56 AM525 km326 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesSun 11:56 AM534 km332 miles289 nmNorthwest NW
MedellinSun 11:56 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BucaramangaSun 11:56 AM660 km410 miles357 nmNorth N
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