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Day and Night World Map

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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 22' North
Longitude: 81° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.39 meters/second, 1643.0 km/hour, 1020.9 miles/hour or 887.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1020.89 miwest0° 00' 52.9"1.01 minorth1020.87 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 12' North
Longitude: 9° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.26 meters/second, 1527.3 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"948.83 miwest0° 03' 20.2"3.83 misouth949.00 mi
24 hours11° 23' 05.9"743.93 mieast1° 43' 47.0"118.97 misouth757.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimónTue 11:26 AM136 km84 miles73 nmWest-southwest WSW
BoqueteTue 12:26 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavidTue 12:26 PM223 km139 miles120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColónTue 12:26 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
San AndrésTue 12:26 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth N
San JoseTue 11:26 AM249 km155 miles135 nmWest W
AlajuelaTue 11:26 AM262 km163 miles141 nmWest W
PanamaTue 12:26 PM297 km185 miles160 nmEast-southeast ESE
MasayaTue 11:26 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManaguaTue 11:26 AM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
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