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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 5:06:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 456.01 meters/second, 1641.6 kilometres/hour, 1020.1 miles/hour or 886.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 kilometres/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaThu 12:06 PM121 km75 miles66 nmEast E
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
ColónThu 12:06 PM386 km240 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedellinThu 12:06 PM497 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CúcutaThu 12:06 PM543 km337 miles293 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboThu 12:36 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast E
BucaramangaThu 12:06 PM547 km340 miles295 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:06 PM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW

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