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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 54' North
Longitude: 73° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.69 meters/second, 1669.3 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.31 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1037.32 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.9"6.14 miwest0° 23' 14.8"26.62 misouth27.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 40' South
Longitude: 55° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.93 meters/second, 1587.3 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.44 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.5"986.20 miwest0° 11' 42.5"13.41 misouth986.01 mi
24 hours13° 10' 16.0"898.22 mieast4° 22' 36.1"300.86 misouth940.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioMon 11:48 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth N
BogotaMon 11:48 AM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth N
CaliMon 11:48 AM352 km219 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
PereiraMon 11:48 AM390 km242 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesMon 11:48 AM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedellinMon 11:48 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BucaramangaMon 11:48 AM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth N
QuitoMon 11:48 AM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Mon 11:48 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW
CúcutaMon 11:48 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
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