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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 5:20:00 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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' North, Longitude: 80° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.57 meters/second, 1661.7 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"1032.48 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miSouth1032.49 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.0"5.91 miWest0° 22' 34.3"25.85 miSouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 53' South, Longitude: 56° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.68 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.7"996.81 miWest0° 10' 27.7"11.98 miSouth996.70 mi
24 hours11° 51' 01.2"813.80 miEast4° 01' 05.4"276.15 miSouth855.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santiago de VeraguasSat 12:20 PM258 km160 miles139 nmNorth N
DavidSat 12:20 PM358 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
PanamaSat 12:20 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColónSat 12:20 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth N
CaliSat 12:20 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
LimónSat 11:20 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EsmeraldasSat 12:20 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth S
PereiraSat 12:20 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedellinSat 12:20 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast E
ManizalesSat 12:20 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast E

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