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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 25' North, Longitude: 90° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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' 11.2"1037.82 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.3"5.17 miwest0° 23' 40.6"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' South, Longitude: 148° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.2"952.83 miwest0° 04' 08.9"4.76 misouth952.66 mi
24 hours13° 19' 11.4"878.12 mieast1° 10' 00.5"80.25 misouth878.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:06 PM152 km95 miles82 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuayaquilFri 1:06 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 12:06 PM1240 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northeast NNE
QuitoFri 1:06 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmEast E
ManaguaFri 12:06 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 12:06 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorth N
PanamaFri 1:06 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaFri 12:06 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth N
CaliFri 1:06 PM1538 km955 miles830 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 12:06 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth N
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