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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

UTC time = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:16:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 05' 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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 12° 43' 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"943.42 miWest0° 01' 52.1"2.14 miSouth943.52 mi
24 hours11° 33' 25.9"751.17 miEast1° 10' 11.0"80.46 miSouth758.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nueva LojaTue 12:16 PM47 km29 miles25 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoTue 12:16 PM159 km99 miles86 nmWest W
San Juan de PastoTue 12:16 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNorth N
AmbatoTue 12:16 PM202 km125 miles109 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:16 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
FlorenciaTue 12:16 PM268 km166 miles145 nmNortheast NE
EsmeraldasTue 12:16 PM318 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuayaquilTue 12:16 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
PortoviejoTue 12:16 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaliTue 12:16 PM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth N

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