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Day and Night World Map

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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 Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' North
Longitude: 71° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.53 meters/second, 1643.5 km/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.21 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.18 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.8"3.95 miwest0° 21' 07.2"24.19 minorth24.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 35' South
Longitude: 125° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.2"968.86 miwest0° 07' 06.8"8.15 misouth968.63 mi
24 hours12° 56' 47.5"866.78 mieast2° 27' 05.3"168.57 misouth878.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaracaiboWed 12:16 PM57 km36 miles31 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ciudad OjedaWed 12:16 PM64 km40 miles35 nmEast-southeast ESE
CúcutaWed 11:46 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarquisimetoWed 12:16 PM279 km173 miles151 nmEast E
OranjestadWed 12:46 PM321 km199 miles173 nmNortheast NE
BarranquillaWed 11:46 AM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-northwest WNW
BucaramangaWed 11:46 AM376 km234 miles203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WillemstadWed 12:46 PM377 km234 miles203 nmEast-northeast ENE
CartagenaWed 11:46 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest W
ValenciaWed 12:16 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast E
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