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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 Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 60' North, Longitude: 96° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.65 meters/second, 1669.1 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.22 miwest0° 00' 58.9"1.12 minorth1037.22 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.3"5.21 miwest0° 23' 32.7"26.97 minorth27.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 31' South, Longitude: 162° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.13 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 57.3"962.04 miwest0° 06' 56.8"7.96 minorth962.34 mi
24 hours13° 29' 46.0"899.64 mieast3° 13' 15.4"221.45 minorth932.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsTue 12:30 PM812 km504 miles438 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorTue 12:30 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaTue 12:30 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 12:30 PM1533 km952 miles828 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:30 PM1577 km980 miles852 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 12:30 PM1612 km1001 miles870 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaTue 12:30 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoTue 12:30 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanTue 12:30 PM1877 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilTue 1:30 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmEast-southeast ESE
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