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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 5:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 26' North, Longitude: 85° 37' 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"1033.16 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miSouth1033.17 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.7"5.96 miWest0° 22' 39.8"25.95 miSouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' South, Longitude: 49° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.14 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"984.38 miWest0° 09' 28.4"10.85 miSouth984.17 mi
24 hours12° 22' 54.6"840.89 miEast3° 30' 26.2"241.10 miSouth869.47 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 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:40 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaSun 11:40 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasSun 12:40 PM591 km367 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaSun 11:40 AM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 11:40 AM746 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
PanamaSun 12:40 PM780 km484 miles421 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:40 AM829 km515 miles447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PortoviejoSun 12:40 PM918 km571 miles496 nmSoutheast SE
San MiguelSun 11:40 AM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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