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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 Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 19' North, Longitude: 74° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.94 meters/second, 1637.8 km/hour, 1017.7 miles/hour or 884.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.96 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.96 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1017.64 miwest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 minorth1017.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.9"3.58 miwest0° 20' 34.8"23.58 minorth23.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 162° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.74 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 27.0"943.92 miwest0° 00' 33.2"0.64 minorth943.95 mi
24 hours13° 48' 52.3"904.04 mieast0° 46' 54.8"53.78 minorth907.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MartaSat 11:56 AM34 km21 miles18 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaSat 11:56 AM50 km31 miles27 nmSouthwest SW
CartagenaSat 11:56 AM152 km95 miles82 nmSouthwest SW
MonteríaSat 11:56 AM321 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaiboSat 12:26 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-southeast ESE
CúcutaSat 11:56 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BucaramangaSat 11:56 AM485 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OranjestadSat 12:56 PM512 km318 miles276 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedellinSat 11:56 AM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarquisimetoSat 12:26 PM586 km364 miles317 nmEast-southeast ESE
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