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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 5:12:00 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 17:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 76° 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 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 13° 41' East

The ground speed is currently 421.87 meters/second, 1518.7 kilometres/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.1 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"943.41 miWest0° 01' 51.8"2.14 miSouth943.50 mi
24 hours11° 33' 26.7"751.17 miEast1° 10' 02.3"80.29 miSouth758.16 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
Nueva LojaTue 12:12 PM99 km62 miles53 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Juan de PastoTue 12:12 PM213 km132 miles115 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaTue 12:12 PM218 km135 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IbarraTue 12:12 PM238 km148 miles128 nmWest-northwest WNW
AtuntaquiTue 12:12 PM247 km154 miles134 nmWest-northwest WNW
QuitoTue 12:12 PM270 km168 miles146 nmWest W
AmbatoTue 12:12 PM302 km188 miles163 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:12 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest W
CaliTue 12:12 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth N
EsmeraldasTue 12:12 PM421 km262 miles227 nmWest-northwest WNW

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