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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 73° 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' 26.3"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 16° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.86 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 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' 00.3"943.38 miwest0° 01' 50.9"2.12 misouth943.47 mi
24 hours11° 33' 28.9"751.19 mieast1° 09' 40.3"79.87 misouth758.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaTue 12:02 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorthwest NW
MitúTue 12:02 PM410 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioTue 12:02 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth N
CaliTue 12:02 PM522 km324 miles282 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoTue 12:02 PM547 km340 miles296 nmWest W
BogotaTue 12:02 PM548 km340 miles296 nmNorth N
PereiraTue 12:02 PM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:02 PM622 km387 miles336 nmWest W
ManizalesTue 12:02 PM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilTue 12:02 PM734 km456 miles397 nmWest-southwest WSW
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