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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 6:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 36' 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"1036.87 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.87 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° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.50 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 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 26' 37.4"976.28 miWest0° 09' 10.1"10.50 miNorth976.61 mi
24 hours13° 12' 33.6"892.86 miEast3° 59' 36.6"274.47 miNorth939.84 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 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmEast-southeast ESE
AcapulcoWed 12:40 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 12:40 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 12:40 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaWed 12:40 PM1623 km1009 miles877 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 12:40 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 12:40 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNortheast NE
San JoseWed 12:40 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzWed 12:40 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth N
Mexico CityWed 12:40 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorth N

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