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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 = Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 5:40:00 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 Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 33' North, Longitude: 85° 21' West

The ground speed is currently 460.93 meters/second, 1659.3 kilometres/hour, 1031.1 miles/hour or 896.0 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"17.18 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.6"1031.03 miWest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 miSouth1031.04 mi
24 hours0° 05' 03.2"5.79 miWest0° 22' 22.5"25.63 miSouth26.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 40' North, Longitude: 84° 11' West

The ground speed is currently 449.46 meters/second, 1618.1 kilometres/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.7 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' 32.4"16.76 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.5"1005.33 miWest0° 10' 44.6"12.30 miSouth1005.45 mi
24 hours11° 08' 10.6"769.98 miEast4° 20' 08.3"297.89 miSouth825.70 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
DavidThu 12:40 PM384 km239 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 11:40 AM399 km248 miles216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaThu 11:40 AM403 km250 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LiberiaThu 11:40 AM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth N
LimónThu 11:40 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:40 PM512 km318 miles277 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaThu 11:40 AM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth N
ManaguaThu 11:40 AM627 km389 miles338 nmNorth N
LeónThu 11:40 AM672 km417 miles363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColónThu 12:40 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE

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