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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 = Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:36:00 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 Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' North, Longitude: 68° 12' West

The ground speed is currently 461.76 meters/second, 1662.3 kilometres/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.6 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"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.90 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miNorth1032.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.9"4.99 miWest0° 22' 52.2"26.19 miNorth26.66 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° 37' West

The ground speed is currently 426.59 meters/second, 1535.7 kilometres/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 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' 26.3"15.90 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 miNorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.3"954.03 miWest0° 06' 35.6"7.56 miNorth954.34 mi
24 hours13° 07' 42.1"867.33 miEast3° 04' 30.5"211.44 miNorth899.31 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
Puerto AyacuchoWed 12:06 PM65 km41 miles35 nmEast E
San Fernando de ApureWed 12:06 PM271 km168 miles146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ValenciaWed 12:06 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth N
BarquisimetoWed 12:06 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaracayWed 12:06 PM524 km325 miles283 nmNorth N
MitúWed 11:36 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CúcutaWed 11:36 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaracasWed 12:06 PM566 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BucaramangaWed 11:36 AM570 km354 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad BolívarWed 12:06 PM588 km366 miles318 nmEast-northeast ENE

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