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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 = Friday, September 6, 2013 at 4:40:00 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 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 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorthwest NW
BucaramangaFri 11:40 AM313 km195 miles169 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoFri 12:10 PM317 km197 miles171 nmEast E
San Fernando de ApureFri 12:10 PM377 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
VillavicencioFri 11:40 AM421 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaFri 11:40 AM440 km274 miles238 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarquisimetoFri 12:10 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracaiboFri 12:10 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ValenciaFri 12:10 PM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracayFri 12:10 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNortheast NE

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