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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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 45' North, Longitude: 66° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.40 meters/second, 1668.2 km/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.8 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"1036.66 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.20 miwest0° 23' 26.9"26.86 minorth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' South, Longitude: 106° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.93 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 17.4"988.53 miwest0° 10' 38.2"12.18 minorth988.84 mi
24 hours12° 57' 18.1"885.97 mieast4° 27' 21.8"306.23 minorth941.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoThu 12:00 Noon348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Fernando de ApureThu 12:00 Noon580 km360 miles313 nmNorth N
Boa VistaThu 12:30 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
Ciudad BolívarThu 12:00 Noon676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaracasThu 12:00 Noon858 km533 miles463 nmNorth N
BogotaThu 11:30 AM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausThu 12:30 PM965 km600 miles521 nmSoutheast SE
LindenThu 12:30 PM977 km607 miles527 nmEast-northeast ENE
San FernandoThu 12:30 PM999 km620 miles539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Georgetown (Guyana)Thu 12:30 PM1023 km636 miles552 nmEast-northeast ENE
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