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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 26' North, Longitude: 83° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.87 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"1033.15 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.17 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.6"5.96 miwest0° 22' 39.8"25.95 misouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 56' South, Longitude: 47° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.18 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.0"984.47 miwest0° 09' 29.0"10.86 misouth984.27 mi
24 hours12° 22' 40.7"840.70 mieast3° 30' 41.8"241.39 misouth869.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidSun 12:30 PM340 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasSun 12:30 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:30 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlajuelaSun 11:30 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PanamaSun 12:30 PM559 km347 miles302 nmNortheast NE
EsmeraldasSun 12:30 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSoutheast SE
CaliSun 12:30 PM767 km477 miles414 nmEast-southeast ESE
PortoviejoSun 12:30 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MasayaSun 11:30 AM794 km494 miles429 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 12:30 PM810 km503 miles437 nmSoutheast SE
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