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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 18:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' North, Longitude: 88° 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' 28.5"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: 12° 52' 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' 14.3"950.86 miwest0° 04' 07.3"4.73 misouth951.06 mi
24 hours11° 27' 15.9"750.15 mieast2° 02' 43.3"140.67 misouth767.53 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 PM134 km83 miles73 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GuayaquilWed 1:02 PM1039 km645 miles561 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 1:02 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:02 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:02 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliWed 1:02 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaWed 1:02 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:02 PM1502 km934 miles811 nmNorth N
Santa AnaWed 12:02 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaWed 12:02 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth N
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