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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 = Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 7:44:00 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 Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 54' North, Longitude: 116° 17' West

The ground speed is currently 460.61 meters/second, 1658.2 kilometres/hour, 1030.3 miles/hour or 895.3 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"17.17 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.3"1030.30 miWest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 miSouth1030.32 mi
24 hours0° 05' 00.2"5.73 miWest0° 22' 16.7"25.51 miSouth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 31' North, Longitude: 125° 13' West

The ground speed is currently 447.71 meters/second, 1611.7 kilometres/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 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' 32.6"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 39.4"1001.39 miWest0° 10' 13.7"11.71 miSouth1001.60 mi
24 hours10° 58' 51.6"756.06 miEast4° 12' 36.6"289.28 miSouth811.38 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
Guadalajara *Wed 2:44 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Wed 1:44 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Wed 2:44 PM2098 km1303 miles1133 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Wed 2:44 PM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Wed 2:44 PM2315 km1439 miles1250 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 12:44 PM2520 km1566 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Wed 2:44 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 1:44 PM2940 km1827 miles1587 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixWed 12:44 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Wed 12:44 PM3014 km1873 miles1627 nmNorth N

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