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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

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:02:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' North, Longitude: 88° 40' 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 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' North, Longitude: 13° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.16 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 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' 14.1"950.78 miWest0° 04' 07.2"4.72 miSouth950.99 mi
24 hours11° 27' 16.1"750.10 miEast2° 02' 40.9"140.62 miSouth767.47 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 12:02 PM154 km95 miles83 nmSouthwest SW
PortoviejoWed 1:02 PM923 km573 miles498 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 1:02 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:02 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:02 PM1198 km745 miles647 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:02 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth N
CaliWed 1:02 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaWed 1:02 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:02 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmNorth N
Santa AnaWed 12:02 PM1538 km955 miles830 nmNorth N

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