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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 17:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 76° 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 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 36° 25' 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"961.65 miwest0° 06' 05.5"6.98 misouth961.93 mi
24 hours11° 21' 33.7"752.14 mieast2° 47' 57.2"192.48 misouth781.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Juan de PastoThu 12:12 PM116 km72 miles63 nmNorthwest NW
QuitoThu 12:12 PM236 km146 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:12 PM308 km191 miles166 nmWest-southwest WSW
CaliThu 12:12 PM321 km199 miles173 nmNorth N
GuayaquilThu 12:12 PM482 km300 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
PereiraThu 12:12 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth N
ManizalesThu 12:12 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VillavicencioThu 12:12 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
BogotaThu 12:12 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinThu 12:12 PM644 km400 miles348 nmNorth N
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