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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 71° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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' 11.2"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.19 miwest0° 23' 40.2"27.11 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' North, Longitude: 41° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.3"961.48 miwest0° 06' 03.9"6.95 misouth961.76 mi
24 hours11° 21' 38.0"752.09 mieast2° 47' 20.1"191.77 misouth781.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MitúThu 11:52 AM165 km103 miles89 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioThu 11:52 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FlorenciaThu 11:52 AM472 km294 miles255 nmWest-northwest WNW
BogotaThu 11:52 AM540 km335 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliThu 11:52 AM641 km399 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
PereiraThu 11:52 AM667 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesThu 11:52 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoThu 12:22 PM716 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
MedellinThu 11:52 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoThu 11:52 AM782 km486 miles422 nmWest W
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