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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 18:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 88° 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' 26.4"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 1° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.95 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 00.8"943.64 miwest0° 01' 56.6"2.23 misouth943.74 mi
24 hours11° 33' 15.4"751.15 mieast1° 11' 53.8"82.43 misouth758.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:02 PM107 km66 miles58 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilTue 1:02 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 1:02 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmEast E
San JoseTue 12:02 PM1247 km775 miles674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:02 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliTue 1:02 PM1435 km891 miles775 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaTue 1:02 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 12:02 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
Santa AnaTue 12:02 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaTue 12:02 PM1599 km993 miles863 nmNorth N
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