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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 18:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 16' South, Longitude: 94° 35' 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' 26.4"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' North, Longitude: 4° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.3 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' 00.9"943.65 miwest0° 01' 58.7"2.27 misouth943.75 mi
24 hours11° 33' 10.4"751.06 mieast1° 12' 43.6"83.38 misouth758.48 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 12:26 PM559 km348 miles302 nmEast E
San JoseTue 12:26 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNortheast NE
GuayaquilTue 1:26 PM1649 km1024 miles890 nmEast E
ManaguaTue 12:26 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorTue 12:26 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaTue 12:26 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 12:26 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaTue 12:26 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoTue 1:26 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmEast E
PanamaTue 1:26 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmEast-northeast ENE
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