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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 areas 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 4:52:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 71° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 26.3"5.12 miWest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 18° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 421.85 meters/second, 1518.6 kilometres/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.73 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.2"943.34 miWest0° 01' 50.0"2.10 miSouth943.44 mi
24 hours11° 33' 31.0"751.21 miEast1° 09' 18.5"79.46 miSouth758.08 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúTue 11:52 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IquitosTue 11:52 AM451 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FlorenciaTue 11:52 AM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
VillavicencioTue 11:52 AM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaTue 11:52 AM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliTue 11:52 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoTue 12:22 PM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoTue 11:52 AM827 km514 miles447 nmWest W
MedellinTue 11:52 AM879 km546 miles475 nmNorthwest NW
CuencaTue 11:52 AM927 km576 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW

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