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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 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 AM339 km211 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
CúcutaSun 11:40 AM345 km214 miles186 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 PM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManizalesSun 11:40 AM548 km340 miles296 nmWest W
MedellinSun 11:40 AM560 km348 miles302 nmWest W
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