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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' North
Longitude: 74° 20' 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"1021.20 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.18 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.6"3.95 miwest0° 21' 07.1"24.19 minorth24.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 36' South
Longitude: 122° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.15 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 842.0 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' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 28' 17.6"968.76 miwest0° 07' 06.0"8.14 misouth968.53 mi
24 hours12° 57' 01.1"866.95 mieast2° 26' 43.7"168.16 misouth878.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarranquillaWed 11:56 AM113 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa MartaWed 11:56 AM116 km72 miles63 nmNorth N
CartagenaWed 11:56 AM134 km83 miles72 nmWest W
MaracaiboWed 12:26 PM302 km188 miles163 nmEast E
CúcutaWed 11:56 AM328 km204 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
BucaramangaWed 11:56 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinWed 11:56 AM466 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadWed 12:56 PM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
BarquisimetoWed 12:26 PM553 km343 miles298 nmEast E
PanamaWed 11:56 AM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
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