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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 6:40:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' North, Longitude: 100° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.27 meters/second, 1660.6 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"1031.81 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1031.82 mi
24 hours0° 05' 06.4"5.85 miWest0° 22' 28.9"25.75 miSouth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' South, Longitude: 87° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.79 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 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' 47.7"1003.81 miWest0° 10' 51.1"12.43 miSouth1003.81 mi
24 hours11° 26' 53.0"790.90 miEast4° 16' 36.6"293.88 miSouth841.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Fri 1:40 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:40 PM1436 km892 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico City *Fri 1:40 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorth N
Santa AnaFri 12:40 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM1488 km925 miles803 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Fri 1:40 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Fri 1:40 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth N
Leon *Fri 1:40 PM1660 km1032 miles896 nmNorth N
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmEast-northeast ENE

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