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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 Friday, September 6, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 11' North
Longitude: 85° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.26 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"1031.85 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1031.87 mi
24 hours0° 05' 06.1"5.85 miwest0° 22' 28.6"25.74 misouth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 40' South
Longitude: 73° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.87 meters/second, 1615.9 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.73 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.7"1004.07 miwest0° 10' 51.5"12.44 misouth1004.07 mi
24 hours11° 25' 59.3"790.04 mieast4° 17' 00.6"294.35 misouth841.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidFri 12:40 PM440 km274 miles238 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:40 AM453 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaFri 11:40 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 12:40 PM565 km351 miles305 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaFri 11:40 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth N
ManaguaFri 11:40 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 12:40 PM751 km467 miles406 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelFri 11:40 AM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaFri 11:40 AM890 km553 miles480 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:40 AM894 km555 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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