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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: 74° 17' 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"1022.33 miwest0° 00' 53.4"1.02 minorth1022.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.3"4.06 miwest0° 21' 17.3"24.39 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° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.47 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 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.5"982.95 miwest0° 08' 41.2"9.95 misouth982.75 mi
24 hours12° 22' 37.6"839.30 mieast3° 11' 27.5"219.37 misouth862.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaTue 11:56 AM149 km93 miles81 nmWest-northwest WNW
BarranquillaTue 11:56 AM151 km94 miles82 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa MartaTue 11:56 AM154 km96 miles83 nmNorth N
MonteríaTue 11:56 AM218 km135 miles117 nmSouthwest SW
CúcutaTue 11:56 AM294 km182 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboTue 12:26 PM305 km190 miles165 nmEast-northeast ENE
BucaramangaTue 11:56 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinTue 11:56 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarquisimetoTue 12:26 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast E
OranjestadTue 12:56 PM551 km342 miles298 nmEast-northeast ENE
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