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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 = Friday, March 22, 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' North, Longitude: 73° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.87 meters/second, 1669.9 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.65 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1037.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.5"5.22 miWest0° 23' 38.5"27.07 miNorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' North, Longitude: 50° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.85 meters/second, 1569.1 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.25 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.1"974.78 miWest0° 07' 55.6"9.08 miSouth975.10 mi
24 hours11° 18' 02.0"758.26 miEast3° 29' 03.0"239.50 miSouth800.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FlorenciaFri 12:02 PM216 km134 miles117 nmWest-northwest WNW
San José del GuaviareFri 12:02 PM226 km141 miles122 nmNortheast NE
VillavicencioFri 12:02 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth N
MitúFri 12:02 PM400 km248 miles216 nmEast E
CaliFri 12:02 PM408 km254 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaFri 12:02 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth N
PereiraFri 12:02 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManizalesFri 12:02 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:02 PM537 km334 miles290 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbatoFri 12:02 PM586 km364 miles317 nmWest-southwest WSW

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