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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° 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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 7° 52' 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"943.48 miwest0° 01' 54.0"2.18 misouth943.58 mi
24 hours11° 33' 21.4"751.14 mieast1° 10' 54.6"81.29 misouth758.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PortoviejoTue 12:36 PM200 km125 miles108 nmEast-southeast ESE
EsmeraldasTue 12:36 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilTue 12:36 PM324 km201 miles175 nmSoutheast SE
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Tue 12:36 PM324 km201 miles175 nmEast E
QuitoTue 12:36 PM399 km248 miles215 nmEast E
AmbatoTue 12:36 PM400 km248 miles216 nmEast-southeast ESE
LojaTue 12:36 PM521 km324 miles281 nmSoutheast SE
CaliTue 12:36 PM743 km462 miles401 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaTue 12:36 PM751 km467 miles406 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsTue 11:36 AM839 km522 miles453 nmWest W
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