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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

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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 of the movement is currently 456.52 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"1021.12 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 of the movement is currently 433.11 meters/second, 1559.2 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 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' 17.0"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaWed 12:06 PM111 km69 miles60 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
MedellinWed 12:06 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BucaramangaWed 12:06 PM509 km317 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
CúcutaWed 12:06 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de VeraguasWed 12:06 PM542 km337 miles293 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaracaiboWed 12:36 PM543 km338 miles293 nmEast E
ManizalesWed 12:06 PM588 km365 miles318 nmSouth S
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