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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 18:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' North, Longitude: 91° 26' 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 18:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' North, Longitude: 10° 27' 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' 14.4"950.92 miwest0° 04' 08.2"4.74 misouth951.13 mi
24 hours11° 27' 13.2"750.15 mieast2° 03' 03.6"141.06 misouth767.61 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 PM234 km145 miles126 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuayaquilWed 1:12 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseWed 12:12 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNortheast NE
QuitoWed 1:12 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmEast E
ManaguaWed 12:12 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 12:12 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmNorth N
Santa AnaWed 12:12 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 12:12 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaWed 12:12 PM1612 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaWed 1:12 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNortheast NE
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