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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 5:06:00 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 17:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 76° 40' 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"1018.77 miWest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 miNorth1018.75 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 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' South, Longitude: 146° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.24 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' 55.2"946.48 miWest0° 02' 18.8"2.65 miSouth946.37 mi
24 hours13° 44' 31.2"901.25 miEast0° 22' 37.0"25.93 miSouth900.62 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 PM139 km87 miles75 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaFri 12:06 PM205 km127 miles111 nmEast E
MonteríaFri 12:06 PM260 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaFri 12:06 PM381 km237 miles206 nmSouthwest SW
MedellinFri 12:06 PM536 km333 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaracaiboFri 12:36 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast E
CúcutaFri 12:06 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 12:06 PM570 km354 miles308 nmWest-southwest WSW
BucaramangaFri 12:06 PM579 km360 miles312 nmSoutheast SE
ManizalesFri 12:06 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth S

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