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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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' North, Longitude: 96° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.39 meters/second, 1668.2 km/hour, 1036.6 miles/hour or 900.7 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"1036.63 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.62 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miwest0° 23' 26.6"26.85 minorth27.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 18' South, Longitude: 135° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.37 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 20.9"989.51 miwest0° 10' 44.5"12.30 minorth989.81 mi
24 hours12° 56' 01.4"885.33 mieast4° 29' 10.2"308.29 minorth941.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsThu 12:30 PM865 km537 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorThu 12:30 PM1447 km899 miles782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 12:30 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:30 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 12:30 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 12:30 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoThu 12:30 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaThu 12:30 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmNortheast NE
BelmopanThu 12:30 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 12:30 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorth N
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