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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 = Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 4:40:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' North, Longitude: 70° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.86 meters/second, 1662.7 km/hour, 1033.2 miles/hour or 897.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1033.13 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miSouth1033.14 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.6"5.96 miWest0° 22' 39.6"25.95 miSouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 16:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 35° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.40 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.42 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.7"984.96 miWest0° 09' 31.5"10.91 miSouth984.76 mi
24 hours12° 21' 30.9"839.75 miEast3° 31' 59.2"242.87 miSouth868.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto AyacuchoSun 12:10 PM331 km206 miles179 nmEast E
BucaramangaSun 11:40 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
CúcutaSun 11:40 AM343 km213 miles185 nmNorthwest NW
VillavicencioSun 11:40 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
BogotaSun 11:40 AM396 km246 miles214 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Fernando de ApureSun 12:10 PM440 km273 miles237 nmNortheast NE
MitúSun 11:40 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth S
BarquisimetoSun 12:10 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManizalesSun 11:40 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
MedellinSun 11:40 AM557 km346 miles301 nmWest W

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