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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
AlajuelaSun 11:50 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 11:50 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsSun 11:50 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasayaSun 11:50 AM757 km471 miles409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 11:50 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelSun 11:50 AM891 km553 miles481 nmNorth N
San SalvadorSun 11:50 AM922 km573 miles498 nmNorth N
Santa AnaSun 11:50 AM960 km597 miles519 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaSun 11:50 AM962 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
PanamaSun 12:50 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmEast-northeast ENE

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