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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

UTC time = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 6:02:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' North, Longitude: 90° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.86 meters/second, 1641.1 km/hour, 1019.7 miles/hour or 886.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1019.63 miWest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 miNorth1019.60 mi
24 hours0° 03' 20.4"3.78 miWest0° 20' 53.8"23.94 miNorth24.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 18:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' North, Longitude: 6° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.83 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.99 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.6"959.02 miWest0° 05' 24.7"6.20 miSouth959.27 mi
24 hours11° 13' 31.2"741.01 miEast2° 31' 22.8"173.49 miSouth765.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San SalvadorWed 12:02 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaWed 12:02 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaWed 12:02 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth N
San MiguelWed 12:02 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 12:02 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 12:02 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaWed 12:02 PM514 km319 miles277 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 12:02 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
MatagalpaWed 12:02 PM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
CholomaWed 12:02 PM614 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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