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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

UTC time = Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 6:56:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 18:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' South, Longitude: 102° 04' 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' 26.4"5.12 miWest0° 23' 42.4"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 42' South, Longitude: 111° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.43 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.31 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 29' 50.4"978.30 miWest0° 08' 02.9"9.22 miSouth978.09 mi
24 hours12° 19' 30.1"831.74 miEast2° 54' 10.6"199.58 miSouth850.39 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 12:56 PM1390 km864 miles750 nmEast E
AcapulcoWed 12:56 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 12:56 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:56 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 12:56 PM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 12:56 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 12:56 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaWed 12:56 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:56 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuadalajaraWed 12:56 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth N

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