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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 88° 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"1032.56 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.58 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 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' South, Longitude: 64° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 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' 54.3"996.66 miwest0° 10' 26.8"11.96 misouth996.55 mi
24 hours11° 51' 38.5"814.41 mieast4° 00' 35.5"275.60 misouth855.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaSat 11:50 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:50 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
MasayaSat 11:50 AM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 11:50 AM737 km458 miles398 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:50 AM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth S
San MiguelSat 11:50 AM849 km528 miles458 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSat 11:50 AM879 km546 miles474 nmNorth N
Santa AnaSat 11:50 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 11:50 AM923 km574 miles499 nmNorth N
EscuintlaSat 11:50 AM978 km608 miles528 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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