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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 = Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 4:46:00 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 Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 71° 33' 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"1021.14 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1021.11 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 Latitude: 14° 35' South, Longitude: 125° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.20 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' 18.3"968.80 miWest0° 07' 06.9"8.15 miSouth968.57 mi
24 hours12° 56' 46.1"866.70 miEast2° 27' 07.6"168.61 miSouth877.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad OjedaWed 12:16 PM36 km22 miles19 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboWed 12:16 PM52 km32 miles28 nmNorth N
BarquisimetoWed 12:16 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast E
CúcutaWed 11:46 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadWed 12:46 PM302 km188 miles163 nmNortheast NE
WillemstadWed 12:46 PM351 km218 miles190 nmNortheast NE
BarranquillaWed 11:46 AM363 km226 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
BucaramangaWed 11:46 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ValenciaWed 12:16 PM391 km243 miles211 nmEast E
CartagenaWed 11:46 AM438 km272 miles236 nmWest W

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