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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° 43' 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"1031.82 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1031.83 mi
24 hours0° 05' 06.0"5.85 miwest0° 22' 28.4"25.74 misouth26.40 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° 47' 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' 51.5"1004.24 miwest0° 10' 51.8"12.44 misouth1004.25 mi
24 hours11° 25' 05.2"789.12 mieast4° 17' 23.6"294.79 misouth840.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San CristóbalFri 12:10 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
CúcutaFri 11:40 AM275 km171 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
BucaramangaFri 11:40 AM290 km180 miles157 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 12:10 PM347 km216 miles187 nmEast E
VillavicencioFri 11:40 AM395 km245 miles213 nmSouthwest SW
San Fernando de ApureFri 12:10 PM405 km251 miles218 nmEast-northeast ENE
BogotaFri 11:40 AM411 km255 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarquisimetoFri 12:10 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracaiboFri 12:10 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth N
ValenciaFri 12:10 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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