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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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 71° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.49 meters/second, 1639.8 km/hour, 1018.9 miles/hour or 885.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1018.86 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1018.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.5"3.71 miwest0° 20' 46.0"23.79 minorth24.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' South, Longitude: 151° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.27 meters/second, 1523.8 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 25' 55.8"946.62 miwest0° 02' 21.0"2.69 misouth946.52 mi
24 hours13° 44' 22.0"901.21 mieast0° 23' 31.3"26.97 misouth900.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaracaiboFri 12:16 PM45 km28 miles24 nmSoutheast SE
Ciudad OjedaFri 12:16 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MartaFri 11:46 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest W
OranjestadFri 12:46 PM275 km171 miles148 nmNortheast NE
BarquisimetoFri 12:16 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaFri 11:46 AM316 km196 miles170 nmWest W
CúcutaFri 11:46 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth S
WillemstadFri 12:46 PM352 km219 miles190 nmEast-northeast ENE
CartagenaFri 11:46 AM399 km248 miles215 nmWest W
ValenciaFri 12:16 PM442 km274 miles239 nmEast E
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