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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 17:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 18' South
Longitude: 76° 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 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 02' North
Longitude: 13° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.87 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.1 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"943.48 miwest0° 01' 51.9"2.14 misouth943.57 mi
24 hours11° 33' 26.5"751.22 mieast1° 10' 04.6"80.34 misouth758.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Juan de PastoTue 12:12 PM194 km121 miles105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoTue 12:12 PM238 km148 miles129 nmWest W
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:12 PM313 km194 miles169 nmWest W
CaliTue 12:12 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
GuayaquilTue 12:12 PM447 km278 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
PereiraTue 12:12 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNorth N
VillavicencioTue 12:12 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManizalesTue 12:12 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
BogotaTue 12:12 PM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinTue 12:12 PM728 km453 miles393 nmNorth N
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