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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 17, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' North, Longitude: 75° 38' West

The ground speed is currently 455.88 meters/second, 1641.2 kilometres/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 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"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1019.68 miWest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 miNorth1019.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.5"3.79 miWest0° 20' 54.3"23.95 miNorth24.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' North, Longitude: 8° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 428.61 meters/second, 1543.0 kilometres/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 31.6"15.98 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.5"958.53 miWest0° 05' 19.9"6.11 miSouth958.79 mi
24 hours11° 13' 52.6"741.04 miEast2° 29' 32.5"171.38 miSouth765.29 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
CartagenaWed 12:02 PM33 km21 miles18 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarranquillaWed 12:02 PM95 km59 miles51 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa MartaWed 12:02 PM166 km103 miles90 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonteríaWed 12:02 PM217 km135 miles117 nmSouth S
MaracaiboWed 12:32 PM438 km272 miles237 nmEast E
CúcutaWed 12:02 PM463 km287 miles250 nmSoutheast SE
PanamaWed 12:02 PM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
BucaramangaWed 12:02 PM484 km301 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
ColónWed 12:02 PM491 km305 miles265 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedellinWed 12:02 PM494 km307 miles266 nmSouth S

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