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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 = Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 5:02:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 73° 44' 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"1037.74 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.74 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: 39° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.93 meters/second, 1547.7 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"961.49 miWest0° 06' 04.6"6.97 miSouth961.77 mi
24 hours11° 21' 36.2"752.06 miEast2° 47' 36.7"192.07 miSouth781.27 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 PM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-northwest WNW
MitúThu 12:02 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioThu 12:02 PM405 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
CaliThu 12:02 PM448 km279 miles242 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaThu 12:02 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
PereiraThu 12:02 PM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoThu 12:02 PM538 km334 miles290 nmWest W
ManizalesThu 12:02 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AmbatoThu 12:02 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:02 PM611 km380 miles330 nmWest W

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