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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 7:30:00 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 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 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 1:30 PM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 1:30 PM2289 km1423 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 1:30 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 12:30 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 1:30 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmEast E
VeracruzWed 1:30 PM2471 km1536 miles1334 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 1:30 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 1:30 PM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 1:30 PM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmEast-northeast ENE

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