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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 = Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 7:50:00 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 Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' South, Longitude: 114° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.90 meters/second, 1666.4 km/hour, 1035.5 miles/hour or 899.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.6"1035.47 miWest0° 00' 58.9"1.12 miNorth1035.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 55.8"4.52 miWest0° 23' 34.9"27.01 miNorth27.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 12' South, Longitude: 128° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.3"1000.52 miWest0° 11' 43.1"13.42 miNorth1000.73 mi
24 hours11° 45' 42.5"811.39 miEast4° 42' 23.0"323.37 miNorth874.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sun 2:50 PM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsSun 1:50 PM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmEast E
AdamstownSun 11:50 AM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CitySun 1:50 PM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 1:50 PM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 1:50 PM3442 km2139 miles1859 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSun 1:50 PM3633 km2258 miles1962 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 1:50 PM3648 km2267 miles1970 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 12:50 PM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmNorth N
BelmopanSun 1:50 PM3702 km2300 miles1999 nmNortheast NE

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