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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, September 5, 2014 at 4:22:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 5, 2014 at 16:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 40' North, Longitude: 65° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.83 meters/second, 1659.0 km/hour, 1030.8 miles/hour or 895.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.6"1030.80 miWest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 miSouth1030.82 mi
24 hours0° 05' 04.7"5.81 miWest0° 22' 19.6"25.57 miSouth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 5, 2014 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 60' South, Longitude: 66° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.55 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.98 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.2"958.43 miWest0° 06' 14.2"7.15 miNorth958.71 mi
24 hours14° 02' 12.2"933.40 miEast2° 59' 48.6"206.04 miNorth962.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Fernando de ApureFri 11:52 AM227 km141 miles122 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 11:52 AM228 km141 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ciudad BolívarFri 11:52 AM299 km186 miles162 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaracasFri 11:52 AM440 km273 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaracayFri 11:52 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaturínFri 11:52 AM449 km279 miles242 nmNortheast NE
ValenciaFri 11:52 AM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BarquisimetoFri 11:52 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
San FernandoFri 12:22 PM625 km389 miles338 nmNortheast NE
ChaguanasFri 12:22 PM646 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE

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