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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° 23' South, Longitude: 89° 34' 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"1037.75 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.75 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: 124° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.65 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"978.79 miwest0° 08' 06.0"9.28 misouth978.57 mi
24 hours12° 18' 21.7"830.83 mieast2° 55' 36.8"201.22 misouth849.89 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 PM58 km36 miles31 nmSouth S
PortoviejoWed 1:06 PM1018 km632 miles550 nmEast E
GuayaquilWed 1:06 PM1095 km681 miles591 nmEast E
QuitoWed 1:06 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmEast E
San JoseWed 12:06 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:06 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaliWed 1:06 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast-northeast ENE
PanamaWed 1:06 PM1522 km945 miles822 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:06 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmNorth N
Santa AnaWed 12:06 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth N
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