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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 10' North, Longitude: 96° 32' 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 minorth1036.25 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' South, Longitude: 122° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 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' 58.7"998.50 miwest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 minorth998.69 mi
24 hours12° 42' 59.2"877.72 mieast4° 40' 55.4"321.72 minorth936.15 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 12:30 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaFri 12:30 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:30 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoFri 12:30 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San JoseFri 12:30 PM1566 km973 miles845 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 12:30 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzFri 12:30 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmNorth N
BelmopanFri 12:30 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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