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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 = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 4:52:00 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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 16:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' North, Longitude: 73° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.89 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"1019.68 miWest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 miNorth1019.66 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° 42' 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"958.45 miWest0° 05' 19.1"6.10 miSouth958.71 mi
24 hours11° 13' 56.1"741.05 miEast2° 29' 14.0"171.03 miSouth765.21 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 AM132 km82 miles71 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaracaiboWed 12:22 PM165 km102 miles89 nmEast E
BarranquillaWed 11:52 AM185 km115 miles100 nmWest W
Ciudad OjedaWed 12:22 PM204 km127 miles110 nmEast-southeast ESE
CartagenaWed 11:52 AM264 km164 miles143 nmWest W
CúcutaWed 11:52 AM318 km197 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonteríaWed 11:52 AM371 km231 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
OranjestadWed 12:52 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-northeast ENE
BucaramangaWed 11:52 AM397 km247 miles215 nmSouth S
BarquisimetoWed 12:22 PM422 km263 miles228 nmEast E

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