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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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' South, Longitude: 89° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.3"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.4"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' South, Longitude: 123° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.64 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.2"978.85 miwest0° 08' 06.0"9.28 misouth978.63 mi
24 hours12° 18' 23.3"830.91 mieast2° 55' 35.0"201.20 misouth849.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 12:06 PM65 km40 miles35 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilWed 1:06 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:06 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:06 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:06 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliWed 1:06 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaWed 1:06 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:06 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
Santa AnaWed 12:06 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaWed 12:06 PM1625 km1010 miles877 nmNorth N
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