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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 21' North
Longitude: 69° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.93 meters/second, 1662.9 km/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.35 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.37 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.8"5.98 miwest0° 22' 40.6"25.97 misouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 15' North
Longitude: 160° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.33 meters/second, 1506.0 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.7"935.51 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth935.51 mi
24 hours11° 50' 37.7"763.78 mieast0° 25' 10.6"28.87 misouth765.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CúcutaSat 11:36 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
BucaramangaSat 11:36 AM410 km255 miles222 nmWest-northwest WNW
VillavicencioSat 11:36 AM434 km270 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaSat 11:36 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest W
BarquisimetoSat 12:06 PM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth N
ValenciaSat 12:06 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracaySat 12:06 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracaiboSat 12:06 PM624 km387 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManizalesSat 11:36 AM624 km388 miles337 nmWest W
MedellinSat 11:36 AM638 km396 miles344 nmWest W
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