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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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: 78° 56' West

The ground speed is currently 450.98 meters/second, 1623.5 kilometres/hour, 1008.8 miles/hour or 876.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1008.66 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1008.69 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° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 434.44 meters/second, 1564.0 kilometres/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"971.63 miWest0° 07' 03.6"8.09 miNorth971.42 mi
24 hours347° 43' 22.1"823.48 miWest2° 24' 57.2"166.11 miNorth835.54 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColónSat 12:20 PM481 km299 miles259 nm SSW
Puerto CabezasSat 11:20 AM483 km300 miles261 nm W
CartagenaSat 12:20 PM511 km317 miles276 nm SE
PanamaSat 12:20 PM513 km319 miles277 nm S
May PenSat 12:20 PM517 km321 miles279 nm NNE
BarranquillaSat 12:20 PM535 km333 miles289 nm ESE
KingstonSat 12:20 PM538 km334 miles291 nm NNE
Montego BaySat 12:20 PM550 km342 miles297 nm N
LimónSat 11:20 AM598 km372 miles323 nm SW
MonteríaSat 12:20 PM631 km392 miles340 nm SSE