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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 71° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.4"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.5"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' North, Longitude: 30° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.96 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"950.33 miwest0° 04' 01.0"4.60 misouth950.53 mi
24 hours11° 27' 34.5"750.08 mieast2° 00' 17.6"137.88 misouth766.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúWed 11:52 AM164 km102 miles89 nmNortheast NE
FlorenciaWed 11:52 AM523 km325 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
VillavicencioWed 11:52 AM527 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaWed 11:52 AM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliWed 11:52 AM698 km434 miles377 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoWed 12:22 PM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoWed 11:52 AM818 km508 miles442 nmWest W
MedellinWed 11:52 AM841 km522 miles454 nmNorthwest NW
San Fernando de ApureWed 12:22 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LojaWed 11:52 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmWest-southwest WSW
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