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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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 03' North
Longitude: 75° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.35 meters/second, 1639.3 km/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position 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"1018.55 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1018.53 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 00' North
Longitude: 19° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.24 meters/second, 1563.3 km/hour, 971.4 miles/hour or 844.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"971.23 miwest0° 07' 10.2"8.22 misouth971.53 mi
24 hours11° 07' 07.3"743.01 mieast3° 11' 04.8"218.94 misouth779.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaThu 12:02 PM85 km53 miles46 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarranquillaThu 12:02 PM124 km77 miles67 nmEast E
Santa MartaThu 12:02 PM198 km123 miles107 nmEast E
PanamaThu 12:02 PM452 km281 miles244 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaracaiboThu 12:32 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast E
CúcutaThu 12:02 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSoutheast SE
BucaramangaThu 12:02 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinThu 12:02 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth S
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:02 PM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManizalesThu 12:02 PM666 km414 miles359 nmSouth S
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