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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 6:30:00 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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 10' North, Longitude: 96° 15' 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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 49' South, Longitude: 122° 30' West

The ground speed is currently 446.37 meters/second, 1606.9 kilometres/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 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' 58.7"998.42 miWest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 miNorth998.62 mi
24 hours12° 42' 59.6"877.66 miEast4° 40' 55.3"321.70 miNorth936.09 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 12:30 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 12:30 PM1405 km873 miles758 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM1412 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaFri 12:30 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:30 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 12:30 PM1564 km972 miles845 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoFri 12:30 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanFri 12:30 PM1758 km1093 miles949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzFri 12:30 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth N

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