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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 5:12:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 17:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 76° 14' 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 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 36° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.97 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 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"961.58 miWest0° 06' 05.4"6.98 miSouth961.86 mi
24 hours11° 21' 33.9"752.09 miEast2° 47' 55.1"192.43 miSouth781.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nueva LojaThu 12:12 PM86 km54 miles47 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Juan de PastoThu 12:12 PM141 km88 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
FlorenciaThu 12:12 PM142 km88 miles77 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoThu 12:12 PM266 km165 miles144 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaliThu 12:12 PM326 km203 miles176 nmNorth N
AmbatoThu 12:12 PM329 km205 miles178 nmSouthwest SW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:12 PM338 km210 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
EsmeraldasThu 12:12 PM384 km239 miles208 nmWest W
PereiraThu 12:12 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth N
VillavicencioThu 12:12 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNortheast NE

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