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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.

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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° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.62 meters/second, 1654.6 km/hour, 1028.1 miles/hour or 893.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.16 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 minorth1028.14 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° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.39 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.7"996.27 miwest0° 10' 19.8"11.83 minorth996.14 mi
24 hours11° 19' 12.7"776.23 mieast3° 54' 08.2"268.21 minorth817.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaTue 11:48 AM382 km238 miles207 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 11:48 AM388 km241 miles210 nmNortheast NE
MasayaTue 11:48 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth N
ManaguaTue 11:48 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth N
DavidTue 12:48 PM498 km310 miles269 nmEast E
MatagalpaTue 11:48 AM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth N
San MiguelTue 11:48 AM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago de VeraguasTue 12:48 PM654 km407 miles353 nmEast E
TegucigalpaTue 11:48 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth N
San SalvadorTue 11:48 AM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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