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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 6:12:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 18:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' North, Longitude: 91° 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 18:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' North, Longitude: 10° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.19 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 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"950.85 miWest0° 04' 08.1"4.74 miSouth951.05 mi
24 hours11° 27' 13.5"750.10 miEast2° 03' 01.4"141.01 miSouth767.55 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 12:12 PM207 km129 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilWed 1:12 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseWed 12:12 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 1:12 PM1409 km875 miles761 nmEast E
ManaguaWed 12:12 PM1436 km892 miles776 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 12:12 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmNorth N
Santa AnaWed 12:12 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 12:12 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaWed 12:12 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 1:12 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNortheast NE

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