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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 17:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 55' North
Longitude: 78° 14' 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"1035.46 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1035.47 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 41' South
Longitude: 10° 21' 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"939.11 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth939.10 mi
24 hours14° 02' 10.3"914.33 mieast0° 32' 57.9"37.79 minorth916.66 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 PM134 km83 miles72 nmEast E
CaliThu 12:08 PM202 km125 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
PereiraThu 12:08 PM299 km186 miles162 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManizalesThu 12:08 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedellinThu 12:08 PM390 km242 miles211 nmNortheast NE
QuitoThu 12:08 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSouth S
BogotaThu 12:08 PM468 km291 miles253 nmEast E
Santo Domingo (Ecuador)Thu 12:08 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VillavicencioThu 12:08 PM512 km318 miles276 nmEast E
PanamaThu 12:08 PM579 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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