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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

UTC time = Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 5:16:00 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).

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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° 07' 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"1019.95 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.93 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: 131° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.22 meters/second, 1538.0 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' 26.8"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 55.1"955.40 miWest0° 04' 54.9"5.63 miSouth955.21 mi
24 hours13° 26' 25.0"888.75 miEast1° 28' 34.4"101.52 miSouth890.94 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 PM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PanamaThu 12:16 PM186 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:16 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
CartagenaThu 12:16 PM394 km245 miles213 nmEast E
MonteríaThu 12:16 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavidThu 12:16 PM437 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarranquillaThu 12:16 PM474 km294 miles256 nmEast E
San JoseThu 11:16 AM549 km341 miles297 nmWest W
AlajuelaThu 11:16 AM563 km350 miles304 nmWest W
Puerto CabezasThu 11:16 AM598 km371 miles323 nmNorthwest NW

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