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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 17:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 78° 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 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' North, Longitude: 22° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 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' 13.8"950.59 miwest0° 04' 03.8"4.66 misouth950.80 mi
24 hours11° 27' 26.5"750.14 mieast2° 01' 21.3"139.11 misouth767.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Wed 12:22 PM48 km30 miles26 nmSouth-southwest SSW
QuitoWed 12:22 PM61 km38 miles33 nmSoutheast SE
San Juan de PastoWed 12:22 PM220 km137 miles119 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuayaquilWed 12:22 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FlorenciaWed 12:22 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliWed 12:22 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
PereiraWed 12:22 PM633 km394 miles342 nmNortheast NE
ManizalesWed 12:22 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
BogotaWed 12:22 PM736 km457 miles398 nmNortheast NE
MedellinWed 12:22 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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