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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' North, Longitude: 99° 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 minorth1036.25 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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 47' South, Longitude: 125° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.6 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' 59.1"998.54 miwest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 minorth998.74 mi
24 hours12° 42' 54.7"877.66 mieast4° 40' 56.4"321.74 minorth936.09 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 12:40 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast-southeast ESE
AcapulcoFri 12:40 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaFri 12:40 PM1586 km986 miles856 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 12:40 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityFri 12:40 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth N
VeracruzFri 12:40 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth N
San JoseFri 12:40 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
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