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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, July 29, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 84° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.82 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.40 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"983.63 miwest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 misouth983.66 mi
24 hours0° 00' 37.9"0.69 miwest0° 14' 33.4"16.69 misouth16.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 29, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' North, Longitude: 179° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.30 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.23 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.9"973.60 miwest0° 07' 34.0"8.67 minorth973.37 mi
24 hours11° 28' 08.3"768.91 mieast2° 40' 04.1"183.45 minorth785.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Playa del Carmen *Mon 12:44 PM340 km211 miles183 nmNorthwest NW
George Town (Cayman)Mon 12:44 PM355 km221 miles192 nmEast-northeast ENE
San PedroMon 11:44 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cancún *Mon 12:44 PM366 km227 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
La CeibaMon 11:44 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouthwest SW
Chetumal *Mon 12:44 PM384 km239 miles207 nmWest W
Belize CityMon 11:44 AM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-southwest WSW
Orange Walk TownMon 11:44 AM416 km258 miles225 nmWest W
DangrigaMon 11:44 AM418 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelmopanMon 11:44 AM460 km286 miles248 nmWest-southwest WSW
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