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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 42' North
Longitude: 75° 54' 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 minorth1019.72 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 30' North
Longitude: 8° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.62 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 44.5"958.61 miwest0° 05' 20.0"6.11 misouth958.86 mi
24 hours11° 13' 52.2"741.09 mieast2° 29' 34.5"171.43 misouth765.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaWed 12:02 PM52 km32 miles28 nmSoutheast SE
BarranquillaWed 12:02 PM128 km79 miles69 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa MartaWed 12:02 PM201 km125 miles109 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaWed 12:02 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaracaiboWed 12:32 PM469 km292 miles253 nmEast E
CúcutaWed 12:02 PM484 km300 miles261 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinWed 12:02 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth S
BucaramangaWed 12:02 PM497 km309 miles268 nmSoutheast SE
ManizalesWed 12:02 PM627 km390 miles339 nmSouth S
PereiraWed 12:02 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth S
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