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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 18:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 46' North
Longitude: 93° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.68 meters/second, 1572.1 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.28 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"976.58 miwest0° 00' 31.9"0.61 misouth976.60 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.5"0.19 mieast0° 12' 55.3"14.82 misouth14.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 18:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 24' North
Longitude: 119° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.04 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.88 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.3"952.84 miwest0° 02' 25.9"2.79 misouth952.95 mi
24 hours11° 30' 33.9"755.63 mieast1° 21' 10.8"93.05 misouth764.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Villahermosa *Thu 1:18 PM197 km122 miles106 nmSouth S
Veracruz *Thu 1:18 PM324 km201 miles175 nmWest W
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:18 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
Merida *Thu 1:18 PM392 km243 miles211 nmEast-northeast ENE
Oaxaca *Thu 1:18 PM482 km299 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
Orange Walk TownThu 12:18 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chetumal *Thu 1:18 PM529 km328 miles285 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelmopanThu 12:18 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-southeast ESE
Belize CityThu 12:18 PM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
San PedroThu 12:18 PM583 km362 miles315 nmEast-southeast ESE
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