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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, August 16, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' North, Longitude: 79° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.99 meters/second, 1623.5 km/hour, 1008.8 miles/hour or 876.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.81 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1008.73 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.8"3.58 miwest0° 19' 08.5"21.93 misouth22.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' North, Longitude: 177° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.44 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.7"971.69 miwest0° 07' 03.4"8.09 minorth971.47 mi
24 hours347° 43' 22.3"823.53 miwest2° 24' 54.8"166.07 minorth835.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasSat 11:20 AM453 km282 miles245 nmWest W
PanamaSat 12:20 PM510 km317 miles276 nmSouth S
May PenSat 12:20 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CartagenaSat 12:20 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
BarranquillaSat 12:20 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstonSat 12:20 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Montego BaySat 12:20 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasSat 12:20 PM638 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonteríaSat 12:20 PM647 km402 miles350 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseSat 11:20 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
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