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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 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 49' North
Longitude: 70° 48' 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 misouth1032.55 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.0"5.91 miwest0° 22' 34.2"25.85 misouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 46' South
Longitude: 47° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.79 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' 57.5"997.15 miwest0° 10' 28.7"12.00 misouth997.04 mi
24 hours11° 50' 14.6"813.16 mieast4° 01' 42.3"276.87 misouth855.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BucaramangaSat 11:40 AM299 km186 miles161 nmWest-northwest WNW
CúcutaSat 11:40 AM299 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
VillavicencioSat 11:40 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaSat 11:40 AM387 km240 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
BarquisimetoSat 12:10 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManizalesSat 11:40 AM531 km330 miles287 nmWest W
MedellinSat 11:40 AM533 km331 miles288 nmWest W
MaracaiboSat 12:10 PM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
PereiraSat 11:40 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW
ValenciaSat 12:10 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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