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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 17:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' North, Longitude: 79° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.00 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"1020.02 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1020.00 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.6"3.83 miwest0° 20' 56.5"23.99 minorth24.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 130° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.22 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.0"955.46 miwest0° 04' 54.7"5.63 misouth955.27 mi
24 hours13° 26' 26.0"888.83 mieast1° 28' 31.4"101.47 misouth891.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColónThu 12:16 PM151 km94 miles82 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PanamaThu 12:16 PM181 km112 miles98 nmSouth S
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:16 PM329 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavidThu 12:16 PM412 km256 miles223 nmSouthwest SW
CartagenaThu 12:16 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast E
MonteríaThu 12:16 PM438 km272 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaThu 12:16 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
San JoseThu 11:16 AM519 km323 miles280 nmWest W
AlajuelaThu 11:16 AM532 km331 miles287 nmWest W
Puerto CabezasThu 11:16 AM574 km357 miles310 nmNorthwest NW
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