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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 18:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 26' North, Longitude: 102° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 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' 29.4"5.18 miwest0° 23' 40.6"27.12 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 43' South, Longitude: 136° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.89 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 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' 04.1"0.08 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.7"952.48 miwest0° 04' 03.8"4.66 misouth952.31 mi
24 hours13° 20' 02.7"878.78 mieast1° 07' 49.0"77.74 misouth879.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:56 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmEast E
AcapulcoFri 12:56 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 12:56 PM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:56 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 12:56 PM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmNorth N
VeracruzFri 12:56 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:56 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraFri 12:56 PM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 12:56 PM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:56 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmEast-northeast ENE
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