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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 areas 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).

= 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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' North, Longitude: 87° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 461.26 meters/second, 1660.5 kilometres/hour, 1031.8 miles/hour or 896.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 448.86 meters/second, 1615.9 kilometres/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LiberiaFri 11:50 AM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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
LimónFri 11:50 AM686 km426 miles371 nmNortheast NE
LeónFri 11:50 AM702 km436 miles379 nmNorth N
MatagalpaFri 11:50 AM779 km484 miles420 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 12:50 PM798 km496 miles431 nmEast-northeast ENE

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