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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 16:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 49' North
Longitude: 68° 18' 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"1032.53 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.54 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 45' South
Longitude: 44° 57' 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"997.22 miwest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 misouth997.11 mi
24 hours11° 50' 02.8"812.98 mieast4° 01' 51.8"277.05 misouth855.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarquisimetoSat 12:00 Noon480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ValenciaSat 12:00 Noon489 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
MaracaySat 12:00 Noon507 km315 miles274 nmNorth N
CúcutaSat 11:30 AM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaracasSat 12:00 Noon540 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BucaramangaSat 11:30 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
VillavicencioSat 11:30 AM620 km385 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaracaiboSat 12:00 Noon654 km407 miles353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BogotaSat 11:30 AM654 km407 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW
WillemstadSat 12:30 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth N
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