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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 79° 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' 24.1"5.07 miwest0° 23' 43.2"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 1° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.07 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' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.7"941.61 miwest0° 00' 22.1"0.42 minorth941.59 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.6"754.16 mieast0° 17' 08.7"19.66 misouth755.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Mon 12:26 PM61 km38 miles33 nmNortheast NE
PortoviejoMon 12:26 PM113 km70 miles61 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbatoMon 12:26 PM117 km73 miles63 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoMon 12:26 PM123 km76 miles66 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 12:26 PM175 km109 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EsmeraldasMon 12:26 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth N
MacasMon 12:26 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
LojaMon 12:26 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth S
FlorenciaMon 12:26 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliMon 12:26 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNortheast NE
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