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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' North, Longitude: 88° 13' 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' 06.3"5.85 miwest0° 22' 28.7"25.74 misouth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' South, Longitude: 75° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.86 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' 49.3"1004.04 miwest0° 10' 51.4"12.43 misouth1004.04 mi
24 hours11° 26' 08.3"790.20 mieast4° 16' 56.6"294.28 misouth841.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaFri 11:50 AM612 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:50 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
MasayaFri 11:50 AM682 km424 miles368 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DavidFri 12:50 PM686 km426 miles371 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 11:50 AM695 km432 miles375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:50 AM798 km496 miles431 nmSouth S
San MiguelFri 11:50 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 11:50 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth N
Santa AnaFri 11:50 AM876 km545 miles473 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 11:50 AM881 km547 miles476 nmNorth N
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