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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 4:56:00 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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 74° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.48 meters/second, 1639.7 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"1018.78 miWest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 miNorth1018.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.71 miWest0° 20' 45.9"23.79 miNorth24.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 149° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.26 meters/second, 1523.7 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.7 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' 55.4"946.52 miWest0° 02' 19.8"2.67 miSouth946.42 mi
24 hours13° 44' 26.2"901.20 miEast0° 23' 05.7"26.48 miSouth900.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MartaFri 11:56 AM31 km19 miles16 nmNorth N
BarranquillaFri 11:56 AM68 km43 miles37 nmWest W
CartagenaFri 11:56 AM163 km102 miles88 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaracaiboFri 12:26 PM281 km174 miles151 nmEast E
MonteríaFri 11:56 AM308 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
CúcutaFri 11:56 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BucaramangaFri 11:56 AM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OranjestadFri 12:56 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE
BarquisimetoFri 12:26 PM543 km337 miles293 nmEast E
MedellinFri 11:56 AM545 km339 miles294 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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