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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 85° 32' 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"1032.49 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 of the movement is currently 445.61 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 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' 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 zenith

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

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
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
PanamaSat 12:40 PM751 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:40 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San MiguelSat 11:40 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaSat 11:40 AM934 km581 miles505 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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