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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 21' North
Longitude: 83° 57' 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"1000.73 miwest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 misouth1000.76 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 52' South
Longitude: 43° 41' 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"1003.18 miwest0° 10' 45.2"12.32 misouth1003.15 mi
24 hours11° 20' 47.6"783.13 mieast4° 13' 09.9"289.96 misouth832.60 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 AM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southeast SSE
La CeibaSat 11:40 AM308 km192 miles167 nmWest W
MatagalpaSat 11:40 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
TegucigalpaSat 11:40 AM381 km236 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
CholomaSat 11:40 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest W
ManaguaSat 11:40 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
MasayaSat 11:40 AM440 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DangrigaSat 11:40 AM490 km305 miles265 nmWest-northwest WNW
San MiguelSat 11:40 AM501 km311 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
Belize CitySat 11:40 AM511 km318 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
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