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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

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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 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"1020.82 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 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"948.76 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 zenith

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

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
Puerto CabezasTue 11:26 AM451 km280 miles244 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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