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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 16, 2013 at 5:26:00 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 16, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' North, Longitude: 81° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 456.39 meters/second, 1643.0 kilometres/hour, 1020.9 miles/hour or 887.2 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"17.02 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1020.82 miWest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 miNorth1020.80 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.0"3.90 miWest0° 21' 04.9"24.15 miNorth24.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 8° 55' West

The ground speed is currently 424.26 meters/second, 1527.3 kilometres/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 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' 31.3"15.82 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.6"948.76 miWest0° 03' 20.1"3.83 miSouth948.93 mi
24 hours11° 23' 06.4"743.88 miEast1° 43' 44.8"118.92 miSouth757.05 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
LimónTue 11:26 AM165 km103 miles89 nmWest-southwest WSW
BoqueteTue 12:26 PM199 km124 miles108 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColónTue 12:26 PM215 km133 miles116 nmEast-southeast ESE
DavidTue 12:26 PM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San AndrésTue 12:26 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth N
Santiago de VeraguasTue 12:26 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PanamaTue 12:26 PM271 km169 miles146 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseTue 11:26 AM279 km174 miles151 nmWest W
AlajuelaTue 11:26 AM292 km182 miles158 nmWest W
LiberiaTue 11:26 AM424 km264 miles229 nmWest W

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