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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 Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 55' North, Longitude: 73° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.03 meters/second, 1645.3 km/hour, 1022.3 miles/hour or 888.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.04 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.04 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.9"1022.26 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 minorth1022.24 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.3"4.06 miwest0° 21' 17.3"24.38 minorth24.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 25' South, Longitude: 110° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.48 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.5"982.89 miwest0° 08' 41.4"9.95 misouth982.69 mi
24 hours12° 22' 36.1"839.22 mieast3° 11' 29.2"219.39 misouth862.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarranquillaTue 11:56 AM146 km91 miles79 nmNorthwest NW
Santa MartaTue 11:56 AM149 km92 miles80 nmNorth N
CartagenaTue 11:56 AM178 km111 miles96 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonteríaTue 11:56 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
CúcutaTue 11:56 AM274 km170 miles148 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboTue 12:26 PM276 km172 miles149 nmEast-northeast ENE
BucaramangaTue 11:56 AM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinTue 11:56 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarquisimetoTue 12:26 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
OranjestadTue 12:56 PM525 km326 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
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