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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 46' North, Longitude: 81° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.39 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"1036.64 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.64 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miwest0° 23' 26.7"26.85 minorth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' South, Longitude: 121° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.15 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 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' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.3"989.03 miwest0° 10' 41.4"12.25 minorth989.33 mi
24 hours12° 56' 39.5"885.65 mieast4° 28' 17.0"307.28 minorth941.45 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)Thu 12:30 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoThu 12:30 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSoutheast SE
CaliThu 12:30 PM555 km345 miles300 nmEast E
GuayaquilThu 12:30 PM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:30 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth N
DavidThu 12:30 PM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth N
FlorenciaThu 12:30 PM662 km412 miles358 nmEast E
PereiraThu 12:30 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaThu 12:30 PM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinThu 12:30 PM755 km469 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
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