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Day and Night World Map

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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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 23' North
Longitude: 96° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.53 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.95 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.94 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"5.21 miwest0° 23' 29.9"26.91 minorth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 18' South
Longitude: 148° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.27 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.2"976.26 miwest0° 09' 09.4"10.49 minorth976.59 mi
24 hours13° 12' 40.1"892.97 mieast3° 59' 22.4"274.22 minorth939.88 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 12:30 PM837 km520 miles452 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorWed 12:30 PM1480 km919 miles799 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaWed 12:30 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 12:30 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:30 PM1552 km965 miles838 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:30 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 12:30 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoWed 12:30 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanWed 12:30 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 12:30 PM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth N
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