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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 37' North
Longitude: 74° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.01 meters/second, 1641.6 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"1020.04 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.7"3.83 miwest0° 20' 56.7"23.99 minorth24.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 03' South
Longitude: 135° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 56.1"955.62 miwest0° 04' 56.8"5.67 misouth955.43 mi
24 hours13° 26' 05.7"888.59 mieast1° 29' 23.6"102.47 misouth890.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarranquillaThu 11:56 AM77 km48 miles42 nmNorthwest NW
Santa MartaThu 11:56 AM79 km49 miles43 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CartagenaThu 11:56 AM129 km80 miles69 nmWest W
MonteríaThu 11:56 AM263 km163 miles142 nmSouthwest SW
MaracaiboThu 12:26 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast E
CúcutaThu 11:56 AM363 km226 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
BucaramangaThu 11:56 AM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinThu 11:56 AM501 km311 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadThu 12:56 PM526 km327 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
BarquisimetoThu 12:26 PM562 km349 miles303 nmEast E
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