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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 17:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 26' North, Longitude: 88° 24' 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"1033.23 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.25 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° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.09 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' 41.7"984.34 miwest0° 09' 27.8"10.84 misouth984.13 mi
24 hours12° 23' 10.1"841.15 mieast3° 30' 08.8"240.78 misouth869.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San JoseSun 11:50 AM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:50 AM712 km443 miles385 nmSouth S
MasayaSun 11:50 AM767 km476 miles414 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 11:50 AM779 km484 miles421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelSun 11:50 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSun 11:50 AM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth N
Santa AnaSun 11:50 AM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSun 11:50 AM966 km600 miles521 nmNorth N
EscuintlaSun 11:50 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuatemalaSun 11:50 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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