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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 6:20:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 93° 45' West

The ground speed is currently 463.22 meters/second, 1667.6 kilometres/hour, 1036.2 miles/hour or 900.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1036.19 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.18 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° 05' West

The ground speed is currently 446.35 meters/second, 1606.9 kilometres/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"998.38 miWest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 miNorth998.58 mi
24 hours12° 43' 04.1"877.71 miEast4° 40' 54.2"321.67 miNorth936.15 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsFri 12:20 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSoutheast SE
San SalvadorFri 12:20 PM1268 km788 miles684 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 12:20 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:20 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:20 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 12:20 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TegucigalpaFri 12:20 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelmopanFri 12:20 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilFri 1:20 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmEast-southeast ESE
AcapulcoFri 12:20 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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