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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, March 20, 2010 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 80° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.0"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.4"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 09' North, Longitude: 27° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 411.38 meters/second, 1481.0 km/hour, 920.2 miles/hour or 799.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.34 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.34 mi
1 hour14° 27' 37.6"919.78 miwest0° 06' 02.7"6.93 minorth919.46 mi
24 hours13° 17' 25.9"845.42 mieast1° 48' 47.9"124.80 minorth848.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PortoviejoSat 12:30 PM118 km74 miles64 nmSouth S
EsmeraldasSat 12:30 PM153 km95 miles83 nmNortheast NE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Sat 12:30 PM165 km103 miles89 nmEast E
QuitoSat 12:30 PM239 km149 miles129 nmEast E
GuayaquilSat 12:30 PM258 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AmbatoSat 12:30 PM264 km164 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaSat 12:30 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FlorenciaSat 12:30 PM588 km365 miles317 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliSat 12:30 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
MedellinSat 12:30 PM889 km553 miles480 nmNortheast NE
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