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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 = Friday, August 9, 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 Friday, August 9, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' North, Longitude: 83° 38' West

The ground speed is currently 446.79 meters/second, 1608.5 kilometres/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 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"16.66 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.4"999.24 miWest0° 00' 43.6"0.83 miSouth999.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 15.3"2.51 miWest0° 17' 35.7"20.16 miSouth20.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 9, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' North, Longitude: 54° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 449.81 meters/second, 1619.3 kilometres/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.4 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' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 44.5"1006.10 miWest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 miSouth1006.19 mi
24 hours11° 00' 46.2"761.74 miEast4° 19' 21.9"297.01 miSouth817.14 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
Puerto CabezasFri 11:40 AM181 km113 miles98 nmSouth S
La CeibaFri 11:40 AM339 km211 miles183 nmWest W
MatagalpaFri 11:40 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
TegucigalpaFri 11:40 AM421 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
CholomaFri 11:40 AM463 km288 miles250 nmWest W
George Town (Cayman)Fri 12:40 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Pedro SulaFri 11:40 AM471 km293 miles254 nmWest W
ManaguaFri 11:40 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
MasayaFri 11:40 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LeónFri 11:40 AM499 km310 miles270 nmSouthwest SW

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