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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 areas 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 5:12:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 09' West

The ground speed is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' North, Longitude: 25° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 425.01 meters/second, 1530.0 kilometres/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"950.45 miWest0° 04' 02.8"4.64 miSouth950.66 mi
24 hours11° 27' 29.4"750.09 miEast2° 00' 58.6"138.67 miSouth767.06 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nueva LojaWed 12:12 PM82 km51 miles44 nmWest W
San Juan de PastoWed 12:12 PM175 km109 miles95 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaWed 12:12 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IbarraWed 12:12 PM221 km137 miles119 nmWest W
AtuntaquiWed 12:12 PM231 km143 miles125 nmWest W
CotacachiWed 12:12 PM236 km146 miles127 nmWest W
QuitoWed 12:12 PM265 km164 miles143 nmWest W
AmbatoWed 12:12 PM313 km195 miles169 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:12 PM338 km210 miles182 nmWest W
CaliWed 12:12 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth N

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