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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 5:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 02' 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 miSouth1032.50 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.1"5.91 miWest0° 22' 34.3"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° 12' 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 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.4"996.74 miWest0° 10' 27.4"11.98 miSouth996.63 mi
24 hours11° 51' 13.2"813.98 miEast4° 00' 55.9"275.97 miSouth855.58 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 PM297 km185 miles160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasSat 12:30 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:30 AM471 km293 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlajuelaSat 11:30 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PanamaSat 12:30 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNortheast NE
EsmeraldasSat 12:30 PM653 km406 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
MasayaSat 11:30 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliSat 12:30 PM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaSat 11:30 AM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PortoviejoSat 12:30 PM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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