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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 = Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 6:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 01' 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"1037.15 miWest0° 00' 58.9"1.12 miNorth1037.14 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.3"5.21 miWest0° 23' 32.7"26.97 miNorth27.46 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° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.12 meters/second, 1548.4 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"961.96 miWest0° 06' 56.7"7.96 miNorth962.26 mi
24 hours13° 29' 46.9"899.58 miEast3° 13' 12.9"221.39 miNorth932.74 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 PM783 km487 miles423 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorTue 12:30 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaTue 12:30 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 12:30 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaTue 12:30 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 12:30 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaTue 12:30 PM1653 km1027 miles892 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoTue 12:30 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuayaquilTue 1:30 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelmopanTue 12:30 PM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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