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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 19:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 48' North
Longitude: 113° 57' 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 minorth1036.60 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miwest0° 23' 26.4"26.85 minorth27.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 06' South
Longitude: 152° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.62 meters/second, 1593.4 km/hour, 990.1 miles/hour or 860.4 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' 23.0"990.07 miwest0° 10' 48.1"12.37 minorth990.37 mi
24 hours12° 55' 17.3"884.96 mieast4° 30' 10.1"309.43 minorth941.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 1:40 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 1:40 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 12:40 PM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 1:40 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesThu 1:40 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 1:40 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 1:40 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 1:40 PM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:40 PM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmNorth N
San SalvadorThu 1:40 PM2978 km1851 miles1608 nmEast-northeast ENE
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