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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

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' North
Longitude: 76° 50' 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"1021.19 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.17 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 38' South
Longitude: 120° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.10 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' 16.9"968.66 miwest0° 07' 05.2"8.12 misouth968.43 mi
24 hours12° 57' 14.7"867.13 mieast2° 26' 22.4"167.75 misouth878.22 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 PM142 km88 miles77 nmEast E
BarranquillaWed 12:06 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaWed 12:06 PM327 km203 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedellinWed 12:06 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de VeraguasWed 12:06 PM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW
BucaramangaWed 12:06 PM532 km331 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
CúcutaWed 12:06 PM542 km337 miles292 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboWed 12:36 PM574 km357 miles310 nmEast E
ManizalesWed 12:06 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PereiraWed 12:06 PM616 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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