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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 areas 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 5:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 85° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 461.58 meters/second, 1661.7 kilometres/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1032.49 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.50 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 57' South, Longitude: 61° 37' West

The ground speed is currently 445.61 meters/second, 1604.2 kilometres/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 54.8"996.67 miWest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 miSouth996.56 mi
24 hours11° 51' 25.1"814.16 miEast4° 00' 46.3"275.78 miSouth855.68 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidSat 12:40 PM448 km279 miles242 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:40 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaSat 11:40 AM488 km303 miles263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LiberiaSat 11:40 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth N
LimónSat 11:40 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasSat 12:40 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaSat 11:40 AM685 km426 miles370 nmNorth N
ManaguaSat 11:40 AM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth N
ColónSat 12:40 PM735 km457 miles397 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeónSat 11:40 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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