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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° 47' 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"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.1"5.07 miwest0° 23' 43.2"27.17 minorth27.64 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° 36' 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"941.67 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 minorth941.65 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.6"754.21 mieast0° 17' 11.2"19.71 misouth755.16 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 PM84 km52 miles45 nmNortheast NE
QuitoMon 12:26 PM152 km94 miles82 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilMon 12:26 PM170 km106 miles92 nmSouth S
FlorenciaMon 12:26 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliMon 12:26 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
BogotaMon 12:26 PM865 km538 miles467 nmNortheast NE
MedellinMon 12:26 PM897 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaMon 12:26 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:26 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmWest W
San JoseMon 11:26 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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