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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 19, 2013 at 4:26:00 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 19, 2013 at 16:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 64° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.2"5.12 miWest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 24° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.81 meters/second, 1518.5 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 819.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"943.26 miWest0° 01' 47.5"2.05 miSouth943.36 mi
24 hours11° 33' 36.8"751.25 miEast1° 08' 21.6"78.37 miSouth757.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaTue 12:26 PM556 km345 miles300 nmNortheast NE
ManausTue 12:26 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
MitúTue 11:26 AM653 km406 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoTue 11:56 AM742 km461 miles401 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ciudad BolívarTue 11:56 AM940 km584 miles507 nmNorth N
San Fernando de ApureTue 11:56 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LindenTue 12:26 PM991 km616 miles535 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownTue 12:26 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmNortheast NE
Rio BrancoTue 12:26 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BogotaTue 11:26 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmWest-northwest WNW

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