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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 = Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 16:42:00.

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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 Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 16:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' North, Longitude: 69° 37' West

The ground speed is currently 452.90 meters/second, 1630.4 kilometres/hour, 1013.1 miles/hour or 880.4 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"16.89 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1012.97 miWest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 miSouth1013.00 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.2"4.02 miWest0° 19' 48.7"22.70 miSouth23.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 16:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' North, Longitude: 97° 48' West

The ground speed is currently 423.68 meters/second, 1525.2 kilometres/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.6 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' 24.6"15.80 miWest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miSouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.6"947.50 miWest0° 04' 28.8"5.13 miSouth947.72 mi
24 hours13° 54' 08.1"914.05 miEast2° 19' 04.8"159.40 miSouth933.53 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Oranjestad (Aruba)Sat 12:42 pm46 km28 miles25 nmWest W
WillemstadSat 12:42 pm88 km55 miles48 nmEast-southeast ESE
KralendijkSat 12:42 pm152 km94 miles82 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarquisimetoSat 12:42 pm275 km171 miles149 nmSouth S
MaracaiboSat 12:42 pm302 km188 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
ValenciaSat 12:42 pm316 km197 miles171 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaySat 12:42 pm336 km209 miles181 nmSoutheast SE
CaracasSat 12:42 pm374 km232 miles202 nmSoutheast SE
San Fernando de ApureSat 12:42 pm566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BarranquillaSat 11:42 am591 km367 miles319 nmWest-southwest WSW

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