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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 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 73° 39' 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 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' North, Longitude: 27° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.7 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' 13.6"950.39 miwest0° 04' 01.9"4.62 misouth950.59 mi
24 hours11° 27' 32.0"750.09 mieast2° 00' 38.1"138.27 misouth766.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaWed 12:02 PM274 km170 miles148 nmNorthwest NW
MitúWed 12:02 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioWed 12:02 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth N
CaliWed 12:02 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaWed 12:02 PM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
QuitoWed 12:02 PM540 km336 miles292 nmWest W
PereiraWed 12:02 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManizalesWed 12:02 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:02 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest W
MedellinWed 12:02 PM714 km443 miles385 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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