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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 16, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' North, Longitude: 75° 51' 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"1020.91 miwest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 minorth1020.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.1"3.90 miwest0° 21' 04.9"24.15 minorth24.47 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° 23' 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"15.82 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.1"948.70 miwest0° 03' 18.2"3.79 misouth948.86 mi
24 hours11° 23' 15.6"744.01 mieast1° 42' 58.2"118.04 misouth757.02 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 PM33 km21 miles18 nmEast E
BarranquillaTue 12:02 PM134 km83 miles72 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonteríaTue 12:02 PM177 km110 miles96 nmSouth S
Santa MartaTue 12:02 PM205 km127 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaTue 12:02 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
CúcutaTue 12:02 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinTue 12:02 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth S
BucaramangaTue 12:02 PM463 km287 miles250 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboTue 12:32 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
ManizalesTue 12:02 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth S
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