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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° 15' 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"1036.20 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.20 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° 02' 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' 57.3"998.17 miwest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 minorth998.37 mi
24 hours12° 43' 26.5"877.98 mieast4° 40' 47.9"321.56 minorth936.45 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)Fri 12:30 PM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuitoFri 12:30 PM483 km300 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:30 PM528 km328 miles285 nmEast E
Santiago de VeraguasFri 12:30 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth N
DavidFri 12:30 PM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PereiraFri 12:30 PM643 km400 miles347 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaFri 12:30 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManizalesFri 12:30 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaFri 12:30 PM673 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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