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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 5:50:00 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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 26' North, Longitude: 88° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.88 meters/second, 1662.8 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"25.96 miSouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 17:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' South, Longitude: 52° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.10 meters/second, 1584.3 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 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' 41.8"984.28 miWest0° 09' 27.9"10.84 miSouth984.07 mi
24 hours12° 23' 08.6"841.07 miEast3° 30' 10.6"240.80 miSouth869.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LiberiaSun 11:50 AM646 km402 miles349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaSun 11:50 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:50 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNortheast NE
DavidSun 12:50 PM710 km441 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:50 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimónSun 11:50 AM754 km469 miles407 nmNortheast NE
MasayaSun 11:50 AM757 km471 miles409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 11:50 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeónSun 11:50 AM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth N
Santiago de VeraguasSun 12:50 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE

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