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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 areas 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= 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 is currently 463.87 meters/second, 1669.9 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 435.85 meters/second, 1569.1 kilometres/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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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
BogotaFri 12:02 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth N
CaliFri 12:02 PM412 km256 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
PereiraFri 12:02 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IbarraFri 12:02 PM484 km301 miles261 nmWest W
ManizalesFri 12:02 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IquitosFri 12:02 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth S

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