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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 Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' North, Longitude: 68° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.76 meters/second, 1662.3 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.98 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 minorth1032.96 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.8"4.99 miwest0° 22' 52.2"26.19 minorth26.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 149° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.59 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.4"954.10 miwest0° 06' 35.7"7.56 minorth954.42 mi
24 hours13° 07' 40.4"867.37 mieast3° 04' 32.9"211.50 minorth899.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoWed 12:06 PM96 km60 miles52 nmEast E
San Fernando de ApureWed 12:06 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BarquisimetoWed 12:06 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
CúcutaWed 11:36 AM517 km321 miles279 nmWest-northwest WNW
ValenciaWed 12:06 PM521 km323 miles281 nmNorth N
MaracayWed 12:06 PM540 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BucaramangaWed 11:36 AM546 km340 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaracasWed 12:06 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VillavicencioWed 11:36 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ciudad BolívarWed 12:06 PM616 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
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