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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 58' North
Longitude: 76° 57' 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"1018.84 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1018.82 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.71 miwest0° 20' 45.8"23.79 minorth24.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 33' South
Longitude: 146° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.23 meters/second, 1523.6 km/hour, 946.7 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' 55.1"946.54 miwest0° 02' 18.5"2.65 misouth946.44 mi
24 hours13° 44' 31.6"901.32 mieast0° 22' 33.8"25.87 misouth900.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaFri 12:06 PM166 km103 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaFri 12:06 PM233 km144 miles126 nmEast E
PanamaFri 12:06 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouthwest SW
MedellinFri 12:06 PM543 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 12:06 PM545 km338 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
MaracaiboFri 12:36 PM584 km363 miles315 nmEast E
CúcutaFri 12:06 PM593 km368 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
BucaramangaFri 12:06 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSoutheast SE
DavidFri 12:06 PM664 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManizalesFri 12:06 PM673 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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