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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 12' North, Longitude: 70° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.25 meters/second, 1660.5 km/hour, 1031.8 miles/hour or 896.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.7"1031.75 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1031.76 mi
24 hours0° 05' 06.0"5.85 miwest0° 22' 28.4"25.74 misouth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' South, Longitude: 58° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.95 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.74 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.6"1004.18 miwest0° 10' 51.8"12.44 misouth1004.18 mi
24 hours11° 25' 04.3"789.04 mieast4° 17' 24.0"294.78 misouth840.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CúcutaFri 11:40 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 12:10 PM317 km197 miles171 nmEast E
BucaramangaFri 11:40 AM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Fernando de ApureFri 12:10 PM377 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioFri 11:40 AM421 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaFri 11:40 AM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarquisimetoFri 12:10 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracaiboFri 12:10 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ValenciaFri 12:10 PM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MitúFri 11:40 AM547 km340 miles295 nmSouth S
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