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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° 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
CaliSat 12:20 PM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-southeast ESE
PereiraSat 12:20 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedellinSat 12:20 PM547 km340 miles296 nmEast E
ManizalesSat 12:20 PM560 km348 miles302 nmEast E
San JoseSat 11:20 AM601 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
MonteríaSat 12:20 PM608 km378 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlajuelaSat 11:20 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorthwest NW
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