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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° 26' 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"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 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: 29° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.96 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 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"950.40 miwest0° 04' 01.1"4.61 misouth950.60 mi
24 hours11° 27' 34.3"750.14 mieast2° 00' 19.8"137.94 misouth766.96 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 AM185 km115 miles100 nmNortheast NE
FlorenciaWed 11:52 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
VillavicencioWed 11:52 AM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaWed 11:52 AM582 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliWed 11:52 AM671 km417 miles363 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoWed 12:22 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 11:52 AM787 km489 miles425 nmWest W
MedellinWed 11:52 AM823 km511 miles444 nmNorthwest NW
San Fernando de ApureWed 12:22 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilWed 11:52 AM976 km607 miles527 nmWest-southwest WSW
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