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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 17:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 76° 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 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' North, Longitude: 24° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.02 meters/second, 1530.1 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.2 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' 13.7"950.53 miwest0° 04' 02.9"4.64 misouth950.73 mi
24 hours11° 27' 29.0"750.14 mieast2° 01' 00.8"138.72 misouth767.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Juan de PastoWed 12:12 PM154 km95 miles83 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoWed 12:12 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:12 PM307 km191 miles166 nmWest W
CaliWed 12:12 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth N
GuayaquilWed 12:12 PM463 km288 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
PereiraWed 12:12 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNorth N
VillavicencioWed 12:12 PM545 km339 miles294 nmNortheast NE
ManizalesWed 12:12 PM556 km346 miles300 nmNorth N
BogotaWed 12:12 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinWed 12:12 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
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