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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 71° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.02 meters/second, 1641.7 km/hour, 1020.1 miles/hour or 886.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1020.05 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.7"3.83 miwest0° 20' 56.8"24.00 minorth24.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 137° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.33 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 56.5"955.70 miwest0° 04' 57.8"5.69 misouth955.51 mi
24 hours13° 25' 55.4"888.46 mieast1° 29' 49.8"102.97 misouth890.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaracaiboThu 12:16 PM33 km21 miles18 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ciudad OjedaThu 12:16 PM89 km55 miles48 nmSoutheast SE
BarquisimetoThu 12:16 PM291 km181 miles157 nmEast-southeast ESE
OranjestadThu 12:46 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNortheast NE
CúcutaThu 11:46 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarranquillaThu 11:46 AM327 km203 miles177 nmWest W
WillemstadThu 12:46 PM363 km225 miles196 nmEast-northeast ENE
CartagenaThu 11:46 AM401 km249 miles216 nmWest W
BucaramangaThu 11:46 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ValenciaThu 12:16 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast E
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