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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 Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' North, Longitude: 83° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.43 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.8"1000.66 miwest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 misouth1000.69 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.1"2.67 miwest0° 17' 50.2"20.44 misouth20.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 52' South, Longitude: 43° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 06.0"1003.12 miwest0° 10' 45.2"12.32 misouth1003.09 mi
24 hours11° 20' 46.3"783.05 mieast4° 13' 10.5"289.95 misouth832.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasSat 11:40 AM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La CeibaSat 11:40 AM338 km210 miles183 nmWest W
MatagalpaSat 11:40 AM362 km225 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
TegucigalpaSat 11:40 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaSat 11:40 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouthwest SW
MasayaSat 11:40 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouthwest SW
CholomaSat 11:40 AM460 km286 miles248 nmWest W
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:40 PM503 km312 miles272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DangrigaSat 11:40 AM518 km322 miles280 nmWest-northwest WNW
San MiguelSat 11:40 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
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