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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 5:50:00 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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 88° 02' 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 miSouth1032.51 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° 02' 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' 54.4"996.60 miWest0° 10' 26.8"11.96 miSouth996.49 mi
24 hours11° 51' 37.2"814.34 miEast4° 00' 36.5"275.60 miSouth855.78 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 AM627 km390 miles339 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 11:50 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNortheast NE
DavidSat 12:50 PM683 km424 miles369 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaSat 11:50 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 11:50 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsSat 11:50 AM762 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San MiguelSat 11:50 AM849 km528 miles459 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSat 11:50 AM883 km548 miles477 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 11:50 AM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth N
Santa AnaSat 11:50 AM921 km572 miles497 nmNorth N

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