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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° 54' 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"1020.03 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.01 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.6"3.83 miwest0° 20' 56.6"23.99 minorth24.30 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° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.25 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"955.54 miwest0° 04' 55.8"5.65 misouth955.35 mi
24 hours13° 26' 15.9"888.71 mieast1° 28' 57.5"101.97 misouth890.93 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 PM149 km93 miles81 nmEast E
BarranquillaThu 12:06 PM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonteríaThu 12:06 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaThu 12:06 PM340 km211 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedellinThu 12:06 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:06 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
BucaramangaThu 12:06 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
CúcutaThu 12:06 PM567 km352 miles306 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboThu 12:36 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast E
ManizalesThu 12:06 PM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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