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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 6:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' North, Longitude: 100° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.89 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"1033.18 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miSouth1033.20 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.8"5.96 miWest0° 22' 40.0"25.96 miSouth26.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' South, Longitude: 64° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.88 meters/second, 1583.6 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.40 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 29' 39.0"983.79 miWest0° 09' 25.2"10.79 miSouth983.58 mi
24 hours12° 24' 18.6"842.02 miEast3° 28' 51.5"239.29 miSouth870.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Sun 1:40 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:40 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaSun 12:40 PM1501 km933 miles811 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSun 12:40 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:40 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sun 1:40 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sun 1:40 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 1:40 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorth N
Leon *Sun 1:40 PM1742 km1082 miles940 nmNorth N
ManaguaSun 12:40 PM1745 km1085 miles942 nmEast-northeast ENE

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