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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' North, Longitude: 81° 26' West

The ground speed is currently 450.99 meters/second, 1623.6 kilometres/hour, 1008.8 miles/hour or 876.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.81 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1008.67 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1008.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.8"3.58 miWest0° 19' 08.5"21.93 miSouth22.22 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' North, Longitude: 174° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 434.40 meters/second, 1563.9 kilometres/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.20 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.8"971.55 miWest0° 07' 02.7"8.07 miNorth971.33 mi
24 hours347° 43' 24.4"823.37 miWest2° 24' 35.7"165.70 miNorth835.35 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San AndrésSat 12:30 PM115 km72 miles62 nm SSW
Puerto CabezasSat 11:30 AM216 km134 miles117 nm WNW
LimónSat 11:30 AM435 km270 miles235 nm SSW
MatagalpaSat 11:30 AM492 km305 miles265 nm W
San JoseSat 11:30 AM497 km309 miles268 nm SW
ColónSat 12:30 PM498 km309 miles269 nm SSE
AlajuelaSat 11:30 AM498 km310 miles269 nm SW
MasayaSat 11:30 AM537 km334 miles290 nm WSW
LiberiaSat 11:30 AM545 km339 miles294 nm SW
ManaguaSat 11:30 AM548 km340 miles296 nm WSW