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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 48' North
Longitude: 85° 48' 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"1032.56 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 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 57' South
Longitude: 61° 53' 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"996.73 miwest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 misouth996.62 mi
24 hours11° 51' 26.5"814.23 mieast4° 00' 45.1"275.78 misouth855.75 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 PM472 km294 miles255 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:40 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaSat 11:40 AM498 km309 miles269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasSat 12:40 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaSat 11:40 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth N
ManaguaSat 11:40 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth N
PanamaSat 12:40 PM778 km484 miles420 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:40 AM853 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San MiguelSat 11:40 AM888 km552 miles479 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaSat 11:40 AM929 km577 miles501 nmNorth N
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