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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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 22' North
Longitude: 81° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.53 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.96 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.95 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"5.21 miwest0° 23' 30.0"26.91 minorth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 27' South
Longitude: 134° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.20 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.3"975.66 miwest0° 09' 04.6"10.40 minorth975.99 mi
24 hours13° 13' 23.9"893.27 mieast3° 57' 45.6"272.38 minorth939.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:30 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoWed 12:30 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSoutheast SE
GuayaquilWed 12:30 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaliWed 12:30 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago de VeraguasWed 12:30 PM634 km394 miles343 nmNorth N
DavidWed 12:30 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNorth N
PanamaWed 12:30 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinWed 12:30 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNortheast NE
BogotaWed 12:30 PM848 km527 miles458 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseWed 11:30 AM888 km552 miles480 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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