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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 = Thursday, March 27, 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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 48' North, Longitude: 111° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.38 meters/second, 1668.2 km/hour, 1036.5 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"1036.54 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.54 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miWest0° 23' 26.6"26.85 miNorth27.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 149° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.58 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 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' 22.7"989.91 miWest0° 10' 47.5"12.36 miNorth990.21 mi
24 hours12° 55' 24.2"884.96 miEast4° 30' 00.6"309.23 miNorth941.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 1:30 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 1:30 PM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 1:30 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 12:30 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 1:30 PM2320 km1441 miles1252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:30 PM2436 km1513 miles1315 nmEast E
VeracruzThu 1:30 PM2444 km1518 miles1320 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 1:30 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 1:30 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:30 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmNorth N

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