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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 areas 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 5:06:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 76° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 456.52 meters/second, 1643.5 kilometres/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1021.12 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1021.10 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' South, Longitude: 120° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 433.11 meters/second, 1559.2 kilometres/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 17.0"968.60 miWest0° 07' 05.4"8.12 miSouth968.38 mi
24 hours12° 57' 13.3"867.05 miEast2° 26' 24.8"167.79 miSouth878.14 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaWed 12:06 PM114 km71 miles62 nmEast E
MonteríaWed 12:06 PM183 km114 miles99 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarranquillaWed 12:06 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaWed 12:06 PM355 km220 miles191 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColónWed 12:06 PM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedellinWed 12:06 PM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BucaramangaWed 12:06 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
CúcutaWed 12:06 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboWed 12:36 PM542 km337 miles293 nmEast E
Santiago de VeraguasWed 12:06 PM542 km337 miles293 nmWest-southwest WSW

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