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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° 23' 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"1033.22 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.24 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.6"5.96 miwest0° 22' 39.8"25.96 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° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.18 meters/second, 1584.6 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' 42.9"984.53 miwest0° 09' 28.8"10.86 misouth984.33 mi
24 hours12° 22' 42.2"840.78 mieast3° 30' 40.1"241.38 misouth869.45 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 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasSun 12:30 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:30 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
AlajuelaSun 11:30 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
PanamaSun 12:30 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
MasayaSun 11:30 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaliSun 12:30 PM797 km495 miles430 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaSun 11:30 AM807 km501 miles436 nmNorth-northwest NNW
QuitoSun 12:30 PM830 km515 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
MedellinSun 12:30 PM868 km539 miles468 nmEast E
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