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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 = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 5:48:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 50' North, Longitude: 86° 38' West

The ground speed is currently 459.62 meters/second, 1654.6 kilometres/hour, 1028.1 miles/hour or 893.4 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"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.08 miWest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 miNorth1028.07 mi
24 hours0° 03' 59.7"4.56 miWest0° 22' 10.0"25.39 miNorth25.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' North, Longitude: 95° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 445.40 meters/second, 1603.4 kilometres/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 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' 31.7"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"996.20 miWest0° 10' 19.9"11.83 miNorth996.07 mi
24 hours11° 19' 12.5"776.18 miEast3° 54' 09.6"268.22 miNorth817.32 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LiberiaTue 11:48 AM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaTue 11:48 AM359 km223 miles194 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 11:48 AM364 km226 miles197 nmNortheast NE
MasayaTue 11:48 AM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth N
LimónTue 11:48 AM463 km287 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavidTue 12:48 PM468 km291 miles253 nmEast E
ManaguaTue 11:48 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
LeónTue 11:48 AM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth N
MatagalpaTue 11:48 AM569 km353 miles307 nmNorth N
Santiago de VeraguasTue 12:48 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast E

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