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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 17, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' North, Longitude: 73° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.88 meters/second, 1641.2 km/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1019.75 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1019.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.5"3.79 miwest0° 20' 54.4"23.95 minorth24.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' North, Longitude: 10° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.58 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.3"958.53 miwest0° 05' 19.2"6.10 misouth958.78 mi
24 hours11° 13' 55.6"741.10 mieast2° 29' 16.1"171.08 misouth765.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MartaWed 11:52 AM106 km66 miles57 nmNorthwest NW
BarranquillaWed 11:52 AM155 km96 miles84 nmWest W
MaracaiboWed 12:22 PM196 km122 miles106 nmEast E
CartagenaWed 11:52 AM237 km147 miles128 nmWest W
Ciudad OjedaWed 12:22 PM242 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
CúcutaWed 11:52 AM323 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonteríaWed 11:52 AM347 km215 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
BucaramangaWed 11:52 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth S
OranjestadWed 12:52 PM424 km264 miles229 nmEast-northeast ENE
BarquisimetoWed 12:22 PM455 km283 miles246 nmEast E
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