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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' North, Longitude: 83° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.58 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' 09.1"5.91 miwest0° 22' 34.4"25.85 misouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 55' South, Longitude: 59° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 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' 30.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.3"996.80 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.98 misouth996.69 mi
24 hours11° 51' 14.5"814.05 mieast4° 00' 54.8"275.96 misouth855.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidSat 12:30 PM305 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasSat 12:30 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:30 AM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth N
AlajuelaSat 11:30 AM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PanamaSat 12:30 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNortheast NE
MasayaSat 11:30 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManaguaSat 11:30 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliSat 12:30 PM801 km498 miles432 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedellinSat 12:30 PM854 km531 miles461 nmEast E
QuitoSat 12:30 PM855 km531 miles462 nmSoutheast SE
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