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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 6:30:00 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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' North, Longitude: 98° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.59 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.3 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"1032.51 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.53 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.2"5.91 miWest0° 22' 34.6"25.86 miSouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 05' South, Longitude: 73° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.46 meters/second, 1603.6 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 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' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.7"996.32 miWest0° 10' 25.6"11.94 miSouth996.20 mi
24 hours11° 52' 25.6"815.05 miEast3° 59' 57.4"274.85 miSouth856.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmSoutheast SE
Acapulco *Sat 1:30 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSat 12:30 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:30 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmEast-northeast ENE
Veracruz *Sat 1:30 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSat 12:30 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 1:30 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth N
San JoseSat 12:30 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmEast-northeast ENE

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