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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 Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 33' North
Longitude: 85° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.93 meters/second, 1659.3 km/hour, 1031.1 miles/hour or 896.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.6"1031.10 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 misouth1031.11 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 40' North
Longitude: 84° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.46 meters/second, 1618.1 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"1005.40 miwest0° 10' 44.6"12.30 misouth1005.52 mi
24 hours11° 08' 11.2"770.04 mieast4° 20' 08.4"297.92 misouth825.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidThu 12:40 PM410 km255 miles221 nmEast-northeast ENE
San JoseThu 11:40 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaThu 11:40 AM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasThu 12:40 PM542 km337 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaThu 11:40 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth N
ManaguaThu 11:40 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
PanamaThu 12:40 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelThu 11:40 AM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaThu 11:40 AM851 km529 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San SalvadorThu 11:40 AM881 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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