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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

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).

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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 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"17.18 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 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"1005.33 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 zenith

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

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
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
PanamaThu 12:40 PM698 km434 miles377 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelThu 11:40 AM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaThu 11:40 AM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San SalvadorThu 11:40 AM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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