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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 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 17' South
Longitude: 79° 52' 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 02' North
Longitude: 10° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.8 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"0.04 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"943.52 miwest0° 01' 53.1"2.16 misouth943.62 mi
24 hours11° 33' 23.3"751.20 mieast1° 10' 35.2"80.93 misouth758.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:26 PM77 km48 miles42 nmEast E
QuitoTue 12:26 PM152 km94 miles82 nmEast E
GuayaquilTue 12:26 PM213 km133 miles115 nmSouth S
CaliTue 12:26 PM554 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
BogotaTue 12:26 PM842 km523 miles455 nmNortheast NE
MedellinTue 12:26 PM864 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaTue 12:26 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:26 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmWest W
San JoseTue 11:26 AM1223 km760 miles661 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LimaTue 12:26 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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