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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 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 79° 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 21° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.06 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"950.62 miwest0° 04' 04.0"4.66 misouth950.82 mi
24 hours11° 27' 25.4"750.14 mieast2° 01' 29.6"139.27 misouth767.23 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 12:26 PM94 km58 miles51 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 12:26 PM164 km102 miles89 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilWed 12:26 PM257 km160 miles139 nmSouth S
FlorenciaWed 12:26 PM510 km317 miles276 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaliWed 12:26 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
BogotaWed 12:26 PM821 km510 miles443 nmNortheast NE
MedellinWed 12:26 PM833 km518 miles450 nmNortheast NE
PanamaWed 12:26 PM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:26 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmWest W
San JoseWed 11:26 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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