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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' North, Longitude: 81° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 kilometres/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 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"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.8"1000.65 miWest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 miSouth1000.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.1"2.67 miWest0° 17' 50.1"20.44 miSouth20.61 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' South, Longitude: 40° 59' West

The ground speed is currently 448.50 meters/second, 1614.6 kilometres/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 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' 32.0"16.72 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.4"1003.16 miWest0° 10' 45.4"12.32 miSouth1003.13 mi
24 hours11° 20' 36.1"782.88 miEast4° 13' 15.6"290.05 miSouth832.42 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 CabezasSat 11:30 AM280 km174 miles151 nm WSW
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:30 PM435 km271 miles235 nm N
Montego BaySat 12:30 PM488 km303 miles264 nm NE
May PenSat 12:30 PM509 km316 miles275 nm NE
KingstonSat 12:30 PM551 km342 miles298 nm ENE
MatagalpaSat 11:30 AM579 km360 miles313 nm WSW
La CeibaSat 11:30 AM605 km376 miles327 nm W
LimónSat 11:30 AM627 km390 miles339 nm SSW
MasayaSat 11:30 AM651 km405 miles352 nm SW
ManaguaSat 11:30 AM655 km407 miles354 nm WSW