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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 6:02:00 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 18:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 88° 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' 26.4"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° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 421.94 meters/second, 1519.0 kilometres/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 00.8"943.57 miWest0° 01' 56.5"2.23 miSouth943.67 mi
24 hours11° 33' 15.7"751.10 miEast1° 11' 51.4"82.38 miSouth758.38 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
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:02 PM132 km82 miles71 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilTue 1:02 PM990 km615 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoTue 1:02 PM1121 km697 miles606 nmEast E
San JoseTue 12:02 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:02 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth N
CaliTue 1:02 PM1405 km873 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaTue 1:02 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorTue 12:02 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
Santa AnaTue 12:02 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaTue 12:02 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth N

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