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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 26' North
Longitude: 85° 54' 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"1033.23 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.24 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.7"5.96 miwest0° 22' 39.8"25.96 misouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 58' South
Longitude: 50° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.13 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.6 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' 42.3"984.43 miwest0° 09' 28.4"10.85 misouth984.23 mi
24 hours12° 22' 56.2"840.97 mieast3° 30' 24.5"241.08 misouth869.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidSun 12:40 PM506 km315 miles273 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:40 AM537 km333 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaSun 11:40 AM540 km335 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasSun 12:40 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaSun 11:40 AM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 11:40 AM744 km462 miles402 nmNorth N
PanamaSun 12:40 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM812 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San MiguelSun 11:40 AM925 km575 miles499 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaSun 11:40 AM968 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
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