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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 Friday, August 9, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' North, Longitude: 83° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.79 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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"999.31 miwest0° 00' 43.6"0.83 misouth999.34 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° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.81 meters/second, 1619.3 km/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"1006.17 miwest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 misouth1006.26 mi
24 hours11° 00' 46.9"761.81 mieast4° 19' 21.9"297.03 misouth817.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasFri 11:40 AM188 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La CeibaFri 11:40 AM309 km192 miles167 nmWest W
MatagalpaFri 11:40 AM371 km230 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
TegucigalpaFri 11:40 AM397 km247 miles214 nmWest-southwest WSW
CholomaFri 11:40 AM433 km269 miles234 nmWest W
ManaguaFri 11:40 AM463 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasayaFri 11:40 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DangrigaFri 11:40 AM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-northwest WNW
George Town (Cayman)Fri 12:40 PM488 km303 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San PedroFri 11:40 AM500 km310 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
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