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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, September 1, 2014 at 19:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 05' North
Longitude: 114° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.36 meters/second, 1653.7 km/hour, 1027.6 miles/hour or 892.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.0"1027.56 miwest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 misouth1027.58 mi
24 hours0° 04' 49.4"5.51 miwest0° 21' 53.0"25.06 misouth25.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 1, 2014 at 19:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 03' South
Longitude: 35° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.2"957.05 miwest0° 04' 20.1"4.97 misouth956.88 mi
24 hours12° 59' 39.0"859.44 mieast1° 17' 18.1"88.61 misouth860.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Guadalajara *Mon 2:38 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Mon 2:38 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Mon 1:38 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Mon 2:38 PM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Mon 2:38 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Mon 2:38 PM2357 km1464 miles1272 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloMon 12:38 PM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 1:38 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 12:38 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorth N
San SalvadorMon 1:38 PM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmEast-northeast ENE
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