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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 = Wednesday, March 26, 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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 23' North, Longitude: 96° 06' 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"1036.88 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"5.20 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 Latitude: 12° 18' South, Longitude: 148° 38' 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' 37.1"976.18 miWest0° 09' 09.2"10.49 miNorth976.51 mi
24 hours13° 12' 40.9"892.91 miEast3° 59' 20.5"274.17 miNorth939.81 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 PM809 km503 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorWed 12:30 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaWed 12:30 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 12:30 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 12:30 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:30 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 12:30 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoWed 12:30 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanWed 12:30 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 12:30 PM1860 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth N

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