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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 4:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 16:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' North, Longitude: 73° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.57 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 miSouth1032.48 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 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' South, Longitude: 49° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.77 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.2 miles/hour or 866.5 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' 57.0"997.02 miWest0° 10' 28.5"12.00 miSouth996.91 mi
24 hours11° 50' 25.2"813.26 miEast4° 01' 34.1"276.69 miSouth855.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BucaramangaSat 11:50 AM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 11:50 AM178 km111 miles96 nmSouthwest SW
VillavicencioSat 11:50 AM197 km122 miles106 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San CristóbalSat 12:20 PM234 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CúcutaSat 11:50 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSat 11:50 AM286 km178 miles155 nmWest W
ManizalesSat 11:50 AM287 km178 miles155 nmWest-southwest WSW
PereiraSat 11:50 AM316 km196 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonteríaSat 11:50 AM453 km281 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
CaliSat 11:50 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouthwest SW

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