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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 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 76° 37' 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"1019.96 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1019.94 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.6"3.83 miwest0° 20' 56.6"23.99 minorth24.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 133° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 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' 55.6"955.48 miwest0° 04' 55.9"5.65 misouth955.29 mi
24 hours13° 26' 14.8"888.63 mieast1° 29' 00.6"102.02 misouth890.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaThu 12:06 PM119 km74 miles64 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaThu 12:06 PM203 km126 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonteríaThu 12:06 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaThu 12:06 PM366 km227 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedellinThu 12:06 PM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CúcutaThu 12:06 PM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-southeast ESE
BucaramangaThu 12:06 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboThu 12:36 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast E
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:06 PM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManizalesThu 12:06 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth S
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