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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

UTC time = Tuesday, April 16, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' North, Longitude: 75° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.40 meters/second, 1643.0 km/hour, 1020.9 miles/hour or 887.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1020.84 miWest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 miNorth1020.82 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.1"3.90 miWest0° 21' 04.9"24.15 miNorth24.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' North, Longitude: 3° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.1"948.62 miWest0° 03' 18.0"3.78 miSouth948.79 mi
24 hours11° 23' 16.1"743.96 miEast1° 42' 56.0"117.99 miSouth756.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaTue 12:02 PM9 km6 miles5 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BarranquillaTue 12:02 PM109 km67 miles59 nmNortheast NE
Santa MartaTue 12:02 PM179 km111 miles96 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonteríaTue 12:02 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth S
CúcutaTue 12:02 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboTue 12:32 PM433 km269 miles234 nmEast E
BucaramangaTue 12:02 PM449 km279 miles242 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinTue 12:02 PM455 km282 miles245 nmSouth S
PanamaTue 12:02 PM459 km285 miles248 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManizalesTue 12:02 PM585 km364 miles316 nmSouth S

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