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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 5:50:00 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).

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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: 87° 57' 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"1031.78 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1031.80 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° 28' 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 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.3"1003.97 miWest0° 10' 51.4"12.43 miSouth1003.97 mi
24 hours11° 26' 07.4"790.12 miEast4° 16' 57.1"294.27 miSouth841.15 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 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 11:50 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
DavidFri 12:50 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaFri 11:50 AM672 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 11:50 AM686 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 11:50 AM804 km500 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San MiguelFri 11:50 AM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth N
San SalvadorFri 11:50 AM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 11:50 AM879 km546 miles475 nmNorth N
Santa AnaFri 11:50 AM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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