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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 = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 4:36:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' North, Longitude: 69° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.93 meters/second, 1662.9 km/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.28 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miSouth1033.30 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.8"5.98 miWest0° 22' 40.6"25.97 miSouth26.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 160° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.33 meters/second, 1506.0 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.7"935.45 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth935.44 mi
24 hours11° 50' 37.4"763.73 miEast0° 25' 07.9"28.82 miSouth765.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoSat 12:06 PM225 km140 miles121 nmEast E
San Fernando de ApureSat 12:06 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
CúcutaSat 11:36 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
BucaramangaSat 11:36 AM432 km268 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
MitúSat 11:36 AM458 km285 miles247 nmSouth S
VillavicencioSat 11:36 AM464 km288 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaSat 11:36 AM500 km311 miles270 nmWest W
BarquisimetoSat 12:06 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth N
ValenciaSat 12:06 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracaySat 12:06 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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