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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 17:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 77° 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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 12° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.88 meters/second, 1518.8 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' 00.4"943.49 miwest0° 01' 52.3"2.15 misouth943.58 mi
24 hours11° 33' 25.5"751.22 mieast1° 10' 13.4"80.51 misouth758.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuitoTue 12:16 PM127 km79 miles68 nmWest W
San Juan de PastoTue 12:16 PM165 km103 miles89 nmNorth N
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:16 PM202 km125 miles109 nmWest W
FlorenciaTue 12:16 PM288 km179 miles155 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilTue 12:16 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSouthwest SW
CaliTue 12:16 PM419 km261 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PereiraTue 12:16 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManizalesTue 12:16 PM625 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VillavicencioTue 12:16 PM643 km399 miles347 nmNortheast NE
BogotaTue 12:16 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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