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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 7:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' North, Longitude: 115° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.60 meters/second, 1661.8 km/hour, 1032.6 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"1032.54 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.56 mi
24 hours0° 05' 09.3"5.91 miWest0° 22' 34.9"25.86 miSouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' South, Longitude: 90° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.23 meters/second, 1602.8 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.4"995.81 miWest0° 10' 23.5"11.90 miSouth995.69 mi
24 hours11° 53' 50.8"816.32 miEast3° 58' 47.4"273.52 miSouth856.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Sat 2:40 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Sat 2:40 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Sat 1:40 PM2164 km1345 miles1168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Sat 2:40 PM2279 km1416 miles1231 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 2:40 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Sat 2:40 PM2571 km1597 miles1388 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 12:40 PM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 1:40 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:40 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 1:40 PM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmEast-northeast ENE

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