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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 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' North, Longitude: 80° 48' 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"1032.55 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.57 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: 57° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.67 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"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.6"996.87 miwest0° 10' 27.6"11.98 misouth996.76 mi
24 hours11° 51' 02.5"813.87 mieast4° 01' 04.3"276.15 misouth855.55 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 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNorth N
DavidSat 12:20 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PanamaSat 12:20 PM379 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliSat 12:20 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
PereiraSat 12:20 PM577 km359 miles312 nmEast E
MedellinSat 12:20 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast E
San JoseSat 11:20 AM582 km362 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
ManizalesSat 12:20 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast E
AlajuelaSat 11:20 AM598 km372 miles323 nmNorthwest NW
MonteríaSat 12:20 PM634 km394 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
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