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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

UTC time = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 5:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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
EsmeraldasFri 12:30 PM300 km186 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 12:30 PM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PortoviejoFri 12:30 PM474 km294 miles256 nmSouth S
QuitoFri 12:30 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSoutheast SE
CaliFri 12:30 PM527 km327 miles285 nmEast E
Santiago de VeraguasFri 12:30 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth N
AmbatoFri 12:30 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavidFri 12:30 PM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilFri 12:30 PM612 km380 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PereiraFri 12:30 PM643 km400 miles347 nmEast-northeast ENE

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