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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

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 5:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 PM486 km302 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaWed 12:02 PM500 km310 miles270 nmNorth N
QuitoWed 12:02 PM542 km337 miles292 nmWest W
PereiraWed 12:02 PM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbatoWed 12:02 PM573 km356 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManizalesWed 12:02 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:02 PM615 km382 miles332 nmWest W

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