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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 Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' North, Longitude: 68° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.05 meters/second, 1663.4 km/hour, 1033.6 miles/hour or 898.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.63 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 minorth1033.61 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.5"5.04 miwest0° 22' 57.9"26.30 minorth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 20' South, Longitude: 163° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.90 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.69 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.3"941.32 miwest0° 03' 50.9"4.41 minorth941.52 mi
24 hours13° 41' 24.9"893.72 mieast2° 05' 00.5"143.30 minorth910.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoTue 12:06 PM103 km64 miles55 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Fernando de ApureTue 12:06 PM318 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MitúTue 11:36 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CúcutaTue 11:36 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
BarquisimetoTue 12:06 PM548 km341 miles296 nmNorth N
ValenciaTue 12:06 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth N
BucaramangaTue 11:36 AM569 km354 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaracayTue 12:06 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNorth N
VillavicencioTue 11:36 AM591 km367 miles319 nmWest W
CaracasTue 12:06 PM612 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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