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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 17:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' North, Longitude: 86° 10' 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' 28.5"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.5"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 17:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 15° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.13 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.0"950.72 miwest0° 04' 06.3"4.71 misouth950.92 mi
24 hours11° 27' 18.8"750.10 mieast2° 02' 20.4"140.23 misouth767.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 11:52 AM399 km248 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuayaquilWed 12:52 PM743 km462 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 12:52 PM854 km530 miles461 nmEast E
San JoseWed 11:52 AM1110 km690 miles599 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliWed 12:52 PM1134 km705 miles613 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaWed 12:52 PM1227 km762 miles663 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 11:52 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
MedellinWed 12:52 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmEast-northeast ENE
BogotaWed 12:52 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 11:52 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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