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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 4:56:00 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 Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 74° 03' 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"1021.13 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1021.11 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 Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 122° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.15 meters/second, 1559.4 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"968.70 miWest0° 07' 06.1"8.14 miSouth968.48 mi
24 hours12° 56' 59.7"866.87 miEast2° 26' 46.3"168.20 miSouth878.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MartaWed 11:56 AM109 km68 miles59 nmNorth N
BarranquillaWed 11:56 AM112 km70 miles61 nmNorthwest NW
CartagenaWed 11:56 AM162 km100 miles87 nmWest W
MonteríaWed 11:56 AM261 km162 miles141 nmSouthwest SW
MaracaiboWed 12:26 PM270 km168 miles146 nmEast E
CúcutaWed 11:56 AM313 km194 miles169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BucaramangaWed 11:56 AM364 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinWed 11:56 AM475 km295 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadWed 12:56 PM505 km314 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
BarquisimetoWed 12:26 PM519 km323 miles280 nmEast E

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