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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 48' North
Longitude: 111° 27' 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"1036.61 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.61 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 08' South
Longitude: 150° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 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"989.99 miwest0° 10' 47.5"12.36 minorth990.29 mi
24 hours12° 55' 23.5"885.01 mieast4° 30' 01.6"309.27 minorth941.30 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 PM2001 km1243 miles1081 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 1:30 PM2164 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 1:30 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 12:30 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 1:30 PM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 1:30 PM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:30 PM2466 km1533 miles1332 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 1:30 PM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 1:30 PM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:30 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNorth N
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