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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 = Monday, September 9, 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 Monday, September 9, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 03' North, Longitude: 85° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.15 meters/second, 1663.7 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.78 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miSouth1033.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.0"6.01 miWest0° 22' 44.8"26.05 miSouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 9, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 28' South, Longitude: 37° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.43 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.16 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 28' 18.3"969.33 miWest0° 07' 53.8"9.05 miSouth969.08 mi
24 hours12° 57' 05.8"867.54 miEast2° 45' 46.4"189.98 miSouth882.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DavidMon 12:40 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNortheast NE
San JoseMon 11:40 AM568 km353 miles307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaMon 11:40 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LiberiaMon 11:40 AM617 km384 miles333 nmNorth N
LimónMon 11:40 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasMon 12:40 PM621 km386 miles335 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaMon 11:40 AM767 km476 miles414 nmNorth N
ManaguaMon 11:40 AM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsMon 11:40 AM788 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColónMon 12:40 PM798 km496 miles431 nmNortheast NE

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