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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 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 74° 01' 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 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' North, Longitude: 38° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.93 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 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' 29.4"961.56 miwest0° 06' 04.7"6.97 misouth961.85 mi
24 hours11° 21' 35.8"752.11 mieast2° 47' 38.7"192.13 misouth781.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaThu 12:02 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
VillavicencioThu 12:02 PM406 km253 miles219 nmNorth N
CaliThu 12:02 PM424 km264 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
MitúThu 12:02 PM429 km266 miles231 nmEast-northeast ENE
BogotaThu 12:02 PM458 km284 miles247 nmNorth N
QuitoThu 12:02 PM506 km315 miles273 nmWest W
PereiraThu 12:02 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManizalesThu 12:02 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:02 PM581 km361 miles313 nmWest W
MedellinThu 12:02 PM660 km410 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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