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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 18' South
Longitude: 71° 22' 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"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.83 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 03' North
Longitude: 18° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.85 meters/second, 1518.6 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 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' 01.8"0.03 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.2"943.41 miwest0° 01' 50.1"2.10 misouth943.51 mi
24 hours11° 33' 30.8"751.26 mieast1° 09' 20.9"79.51 misouth758.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioTue 11:52 AM553 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaTue 11:52 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliTue 11:52 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoTue 12:22 PM779 km484 miles421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoTue 11:52 AM795 km494 miles429 nmWest W
MedellinTue 11:52 AM864 km537 miles466 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilTue 11:52 AM974 km605 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Fernando de ApureTue 12:22 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoTue 12:52 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaracasTue 12:22 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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