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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 = Friday, April 18, 2014 at 4:46:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 40' 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"1018.79 miWest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 miNorth1018.77 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° 41' 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"946.56 miWest0° 02' 21.0"2.70 miSouth946.46 mi
24 hours13° 44' 21.3"901.14 miEast0° 23' 34.5"27.03 miSouth900.51 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 PM34 km21 miles18 nmSouth S
Ciudad OjedaFri 12:16 PM91 km56 miles49 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OranjestadFri 12:46 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNortheast NE
BarquisimetoFri 12:16 PM275 km171 miles149 nmEast-southeast ESE
WillemstadFri 12:46 PM324 km201 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
BarranquillaFri 11:46 AM342 km212 miles185 nmWest W
CúcutaFri 11:46 AM352 km218 miles190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ValenciaFri 12:16 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-southeast ESE
CartagenaFri 11:46 AM426 km265 miles230 nmWest W
MaracayFri 12:16 PM452 km281 miles244 nmEast E

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