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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 4:40:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' North, Longitude: 70° 31' 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"1032.46 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miSouth1032.47 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.0"5.91 miWest0° 22' 34.2"25.85 miSouth26.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 46' South, Longitude: 47° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.80 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.2 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' 57.6"997.09 miWest0° 10' 28.8"12.00 miSouth996.98 mi
24 hours11° 50' 13.3"813.08 miEast4° 01' 43.4"276.87 miSouth855.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CúcutaSat 11:40 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorthwest NW
BucaramangaSat 11:40 AM320 km199 miles173 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto AyacuchoSat 12:10 PM321 km200 miles173 nmEast E
VillavicencioSat 11:40 AM392 km243 miles212 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Fernando de ApureSat 12:10 PM407 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
BogotaSat 11:40 AM416 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarquisimetoSat 12:10 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MitúSat 11:40 AM506 km314 miles273 nmSouth S
MaracaiboSat 12:10 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ValenciaSat 12:10 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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