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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

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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° 18' 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"1032.54 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 16:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' South, Longitude: 49° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.76 meters/second, 1604.8 km/hour, 997.1 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"997.08 miwest0° 10' 28.5"12.00 misouth996.97 mi
24 hours11° 50' 26.6"813.34 mieast4° 01' 32.9"276.69 misouth855.26 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 AM146 km91 miles79 nmNorth N
BogotaSat 11:50 AM157 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VillavicencioSat 11:50 AM188 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San CristóbalSat 12:20 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CúcutaSat 11:50 AM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedellinSat 11:50 AM259 km161 miles140 nmWest W
ManizalesSat 11:50 AM261 km162 miles141 nmWest-southwest WSW
PereiraSat 11:50 AM287 km179 miles155 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonteríaSat 11:50 AM432 km268 miles233 nmNorthwest NW
CaliSat 11:50 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
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