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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 24' North, Longitude: 111° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.52 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"1036.86 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.1"5.20 miwest0° 23' 29.7"26.91 minorth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 09' South, Longitude: 163° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.73 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.28 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.9"976.77 miwest0° 09' 14.1"10.58 minorth977.11 mi
24 hours13° 11' 57.0"892.60 mieast4° 00' 55.8"275.98 minorth940.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 1:30 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 1:30 PM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 1:30 PM2289 km1423 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 1:30 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 12:30 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:30 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmEast E
VeracruzWed 1:30 PM2468 km1533 miles1333 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 1:30 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 1:30 PM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:30 PM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmEast-northeast ENE
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