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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 19:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 48' North
Longitude: 108° 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"1036.62 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.61 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 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 09' South
Longitude: 147° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 27' 22.5"989.91 miwest0° 10' 47.1"12.35 minorth990.21 mi
24 hours12° 55' 29.8"885.07 mieast4° 29' 53.2"309.11 minorth941.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 1:20 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraThu 1:20 PM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 1:20 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:20 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmEast E
AguascalientesThu 1:20 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 12:20 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmNorth N
VeracruzThu 1:20 PM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:20 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 1:20 PM2486 km1544 miles1342 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 1:20 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmEast-northeast ENE
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