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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 = Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 4:30:00 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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' North, Longitude: 68° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.56 meters/second, 1661.6 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.45 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miSouth1032.47 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.9"5.91 miWest0° 22' 34.1"25.85 miSouth26.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' South, Longitude: 44° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.62 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"997.16 miWest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 miSouth997.05 mi
24 hours11° 50' 01.4"812.90 miEast4° 01' 52.8"277.05 miSouth854.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoSat 12:00 Noon47 km29 miles25 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Fernando de ApureSat 12:00 Noon236 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ValenciaSat 12:00 Noon481 km299 miles260 nmNorth N
BarquisimetoSat 12:00 Noon491 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaracaySat 12:00 Noon492 km306 miles266 nmNorth N
CaracasSat 12:00 Noon532 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CúcutaSat 11:30 AM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad BolívarSat 12:00 Noon556 km346 miles300 nmEast-northeast ENE
MitúSat 11:30 AM562 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BucaramangaSat 11:30 AM581 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW

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