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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 = Thursday, April 18, 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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 75° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 455.35 meters/second, 1639.3 kilometres/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.1 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"16.98 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1018.48 miWest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 miNorth1018.46 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.7"3.67 miWest0° 20' 43.3"23.74 miNorth24.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 00' North, Longitude: 19° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 434.23 meters/second, 1563.2 kilometres/hour, 971.4 miles/hour or 844.1 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' 32.0"16.19 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.8"971.15 miWest0° 07' 10.1"8.22 miSouth971.45 mi
24 hours11° 07' 07.5"742.95 miEast3° 11' 02.9"218.89 miSouth779.44 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
CartagenaThu 12:02 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarranquillaThu 12:02 PM97 km60 miles52 nmEast E
Santa MartaThu 12:02 PM163 km101 miles88 nmEast E
MonteríaThu 12:02 PM255 km159 miles138 nmSouth S
MaracaiboThu 12:32 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast E
PanamaThu 12:02 PM479 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
CúcutaThu 12:02 PM493 km307 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
ColónThu 12:02 PM498 km310 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
BucaramangaThu 12:02 PM519 km323 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedellinThu 12:02 PM532 km331 miles287 nmSouth S

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