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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 = Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:56:00 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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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 AM177 km110 miles95 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonteríaTue 11:56 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaracaiboTue 12:26 PM273 km170 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
CúcutaTue 11:56 AM277 km172 miles149 nmSoutheast SE
BucaramangaTue 11:56 AM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinTue 11:56 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarquisimetoTue 12:26 PM513 km319 miles277 nmEast E
OranjestadTue 12:56 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE

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