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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 5:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 79° 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 10° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 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"0.04 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"943.45 miWest0° 01' 53.1"2.16 miSouth943.55 mi
24 hours11° 33' 23.7"751.15 miEast1° 10' 32.8"80.88 miSouth758.22 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
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:26 PM46 km29 miles25 nmEast E
QuitoTue 12:26 PM120 km74 miles65 nmEast E
PortoviejoTue 12:26 PM129 km80 miles69 nmSouthwest SW
EsmeraldasTue 12:26 PM139 km87 miles75 nmNorth N
AmbatoTue 12:26 PM151 km94 miles82 nmSoutheast SE
CotacachiTue 12:26 PM160 km100 miles87 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtuntaquiTue 12:26 PM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-northeast ENE
IbarraTue 12:26 PM177 km110 miles96 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilTue 12:26 PM215 km134 miles116 nmSouth S
CuencaTue 12:26 PM295 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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