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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 5:02:00 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 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 73° 35' 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 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 16° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 421.86 meters/second, 1518.7 kilometres/hour, 943.7 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' 00.3"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaTue 12:02 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorthwest NW
IquitosTue 12:02 PM384 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
MitúTue 12:02 PM410 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioTue 12:02 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth N
IbarraTue 12:02 PM510 km317 miles276 nmWest W
CaliTue 12:02 PM525 km326 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaTue 12:02 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth N
QuitoTue 12:02 PM549 km341 miles296 nmWest W
AmbatoTue 12:02 PM571 km355 miles308 nmWest W
PereiraTue 12:02 PM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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