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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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 09' North, Longitude: 81° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.23 meters/second, 1667.6 km/hour, 1036.2 miles/hour or 900.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.28 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.27 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.9"5.18 miwest0° 23' 23.1"26.78 minorth27.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' South, Longitude: 108° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.26 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.4"998.24 miwest0° 11' 34.7"13.26 minorth998.44 mi
24 hours12° 43' 26.0"878.03 mieast4° 40' 48.1"321.58 minorth936.51 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)Fri 12:30 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSoutheast SE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 12:30 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
CaliFri 12:30 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast E
DavidFri 12:30 PM592 km368 miles319 nmNorth N
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PereiraFri 12:30 PM673 km418 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaFri 12:30 PM680 km423 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
PanamaFri 12:30 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinFri 12:30 PM741 km460 miles400 nmEast-northeast ENE
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