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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 47' North
Longitude: 98° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.38 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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 17' South
Longitude: 138° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.41 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 27' 21.3"989.59 miwest0° 10' 45.0"12.31 minorth989.89 mi
24 hours12° 55' 55.1"885.28 mieast4° 29' 18.9"308.46 minorth941.37 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 12:40 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmEast-southeast ESE
AcapulcoThu 12:40 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 12:40 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 12:40 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 12:40 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:40 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 12:40 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 12:40 PM1824 km1134 miles985 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzThu 12:40 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth N
Mexico CityThu 12:40 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth N
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