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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

UTC time = Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:08:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 17:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 55' North, Longitude: 77° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.87 meters/second, 1666.3 km/hour, 1035.4 miles/hour or 899.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1035.39 miWest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 miSouth1035.40 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.3"6.12 miWest0° 22' 57.9"26.30 miSouth27.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 41' South, Longitude: 10° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.92 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.66 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.6"939.04 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth939.04 mi
24 hours14° 02' 10.1"914.26 miEast0° 32' 54.3"37.72 miNorth916.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BuenaventuraThu 12:08 PM99 km61 miles53 nmEast E
CaliThu 12:08 PM170 km106 miles92 nmEast-southeast ESE
PereiraThu 12:08 PM270 km168 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManizalesThu 12:08 PM301 km187 miles163 nmEast-northeast ENE
FlorenciaThu 12:08 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinThu 12:08 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
EsmeraldasThu 12:08 PM377 km234 miles203 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BogotaThu 12:08 PM438 km272 miles236 nmEast E
QuitoThu 12:08 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
VillavicencioThu 12:08 PM481 km299 miles260 nmEast E

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