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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 = Tuesday, March 12, 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' South, Longitude: 115° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.28 meters/second, 1667.8 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1036.32 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.33 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.5"4.69 miWest0° 23' 39.3"27.09 miNorth27.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 05' North, Longitude: 105° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"1000.62 miWest0° 11' 06.2"12.72 miNorth1000.56 mi
24 hours11° 24' 31.3"786.05 miEast4° 14' 40.4"291.68 miNorth835.32 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 *Tue 2:50 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsTue 1:50 PM2846 km1768 miles1537 nmEast E
AdamstownTue 11:50 AM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico CityTue 1:50 PM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaTue 1:50 PM3337 km2074 miles1802 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 1:50 PM3405 km2116 miles1839 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 12:50 PM3577 km2223 miles1932 nmNorth N
ManaguaTue 1:50 PM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaTue 1:50 PM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanTue 1:50 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmNortheast NE

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