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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° 10' North, Longitude: 98° 45' 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"1036.19 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.18 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.8"5.18 miwest0° 23' 23.0"26.78 minorth27.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' South, Longitude: 124° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.39 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' 58.9"998.46 miwest0° 11' 36.1"13.29 minorth998.66 mi
24 hours12° 42' 55.3"877.61 mieast4° 40' 56.3"321.72 minorth936.03 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 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
AcapulcoFri 12:40 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmNorth N
GuatemalaFri 12:40 PM1554 km965 miles839 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaFri 12:40 PM1566 km973 miles846 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 12:40 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaFri 12:40 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 12:40 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNortheast NE
San JoseFri 12:40 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzFri 12:40 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth N
Mexico CityFri 12:40 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth N
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