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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 17:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' North, Longitude: 78° 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"1019.74 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1019.71 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 17:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 29' North, Longitude: 5° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.65 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.9 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' 44.8"958.69 miwest0° 05' 20.8"6.13 misouth958.94 mi
24 hours11° 13' 48.6"741.09 mieast2° 29' 53.0"171.78 misouth765.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColónWed 12:12 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouthwest SW
PanamaWed 12:12 PM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CartagenaWed 12:12 PM315 km195 miles170 nmEast E
MonteríaWed 12:12 PM351 km218 miles190 nmSoutheast SE
BarranquillaWed 12:12 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast E
Santiago de VeraguasWed 12:12 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
DavidWed 12:12 PM509 km316 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedellinWed 12:12 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JoseWed 11:12 AM628 km390 miles339 nmWest W
AlajuelaWed 11:12 AM641 km398 miles346 nmWest W
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