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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° 56' 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 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' North, Longitude: 27° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.99 meters/second, 1530.0 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"15.85 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.6"950.46 miwest0° 04' 02.0"4.62 misouth950.66 mi
24 hours11° 27' 31.6"750.14 mieast2° 00' 40.3"138.33 misouth767.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioWed 12:02 PM449 km279 miles243 nmNorth N
CaliWed 12:02 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaWed 12:02 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth N
QuitoWed 12:02 PM509 km317 miles275 nmWest W
PereiraWed 12:02 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManizalesWed 12:02 PM575 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:02 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest W
MedellinWed 12:02 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilWed 12:02 PM711 km442 miles384 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto AyacuchoWed 12:32 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNortheast NE
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