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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 = Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 5:40:00 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 Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 43' North, Longitude: 83° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 431.06 meters/second, 1551.8 kilometres/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 837.9 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° 14' 59.9"16.07 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.7"963.88 miWest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 miSouth963.90 mi
24 hours0° 01' 38.6"1.76 miEast0° 09' 09.6"10.50 miSouth10.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 42' South, Longitude: 25° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 449.80 meters/second, 1619.3 kilometres/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.3 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' 32.7"16.77 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 45.8"1006.09 miWest0° 10' 51.4"12.43 miSouth1006.14 mi
24 hours11° 03' 18.5"764.64 miEast4° 20' 29.6"298.31 miSouth819.76 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
Pinar del Río *Sat 1:40 PM79 km49 miles42 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Havana *Sat 1:40 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNortheast NE
Cancún *Sat 12:40 PM348 km216 miles188 nmWest W
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:40 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSoutheast SE
Key West *Sat 1:40 PM363 km226 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa Clara *Sat 1:40 PM377 km234 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
Playa del Carmen *Sat 12:40 PM386 km240 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sancti Spíritus *Sat 1:40 PM424 km264 miles229 nmEast E
Naples *Sat 1:40 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape Coral *Sat 1:40 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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