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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 17:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 82° 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 7° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.91 meters/second, 1518.9 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' 00.5"943.55 miwest0° 01' 54.1"2.18 misouth943.65 mi
24 hours11° 33' 21.2"751.19 mieast1° 10' 57.1"81.34 misouth758.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuayaquilTue 12:36 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSoutheast SE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:36 PM355 km221 miles192 nmEast E
QuitoTue 12:36 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast E
CaliTue 12:36 PM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaTue 12:36 PM781 km485 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:36 AM808 km502 miles436 nmWest W
MedellinTue 12:36 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmNortheast NE
BogotaTue 12:36 PM1069 km665 miles577 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaTue 12:36 PM1073 km667 miles580 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseTue 11:36 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth N
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