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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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' North, Longitude: 98° 53' 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"5.20 miwest0° 23' 29.8"26.91 minorth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 16' South, Longitude: 151° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.51 meters/second, 1571.4 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 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 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.4"976.36 miwest0° 09' 10.1"10.51 minorth976.69 mi
24 hours13° 12' 32.8"892.91 mieast3° 59' 38.4"274.53 minorth939.91 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 12:40 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmEast-southeast ESE
AcapulcoWed 12:40 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 12:40 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaWed 12:40 PM1642 km1021 miles887 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 12:40 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 12:40 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 12:40 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:40 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzWed 12:40 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth N
Mexico CityWed 12:40 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth N
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