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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 Friday, March 22, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' North, Longitude: 74° 05' 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"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.72 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1037.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.5"5.22 miwest0° 23' 38.5"27.08 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° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.86 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"974.86 miwest0° 07' 55.6"9.09 misouth975.18 mi
24 hours11° 18' 01.8"758.32 mieast3° 29' 04.7"239.55 misouth800.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VillavicencioFri 12:02 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth N
CaliFri 12:02 PM386 km240 miles209 nmNorthwest NW
BogotaFri 12:02 PM414 km257 miles224 nmNorth N
PereiraFri 12:02 PM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManizalesFri 12:02 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoFri 12:02 PM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Fri 12:02 PM580 km361 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedellinFri 12:02 PM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilFri 12:02 PM733 km455 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 12:32 PM891 km554 miles481 nmNortheast NE
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