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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 10' North, Longitude: 94° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.22 meters/second, 1667.6 km/hour, 1036.2 miles/hour or 900.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.26 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.26 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.8"5.18 miwest0° 23' 23.0"26.78 minorth27.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' South, Longitude: 120° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.36 meters/second, 1606.9 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.6"998.45 miwest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 minorth998.65 mi
24 hours12° 43' 03.6"877.77 mieast4° 40' 54.3"321.70 minorth936.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:20 PM667 km415 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
San SalvadorFri 12:20 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 12:20 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:20 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 12:20 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JoseFri 12:20 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 12:20 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoFri 12:20 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanFri 12:20 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM1681 km1045 miles908 nmEast-southeast ESE
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