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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 = Monday, March 18, 2013 at 5:02:00 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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 73° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.89 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.70 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.70 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.0"5.07 miWest0° 23' 43.2"27.16 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 4° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.08 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.7"941.62 miWest0° 00' 24.3"0.47 miNorth941.60 mi
24 hours11° 37' 29.3"754.22 miEast0° 16' 14.5"18.62 miSouth755.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaMon 12:02 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNorthwest NW
MitúMon 12:02 PM423 km263 miles229 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioMon 12:02 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
QuitoMon 12:02 PM559 km348 miles302 nmWest W
CaliMon 12:02 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorthwest NW
AmbatoMon 12:02 PM573 km356 miles309 nmWest W
BogotaMon 12:02 PM588 km365 miles318 nmNorth N
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Mon 12:02 PM632 km393 miles341 nmWest W
PereiraMon 12:02 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManizalesMon 12:02 PM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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