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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

UTC time = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 7:30:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' North, Longitude: 111° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.21 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"1036.17 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.8"5.18 miWest0° 23' 22.8"26.78 miNorth27.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 38' South, Longitude: 136° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.48 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 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 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.1"998.67 miWest0° 11' 37.0"13.30 miNorth998.86 mi
24 hours12° 42' 33.3"877.35 miEast4° 41' 00.7"321.80 miNorth935.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoFri 1:30 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraFri 1:30 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 1:30 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanFri 12:30 PM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesFri 1:30 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzFri 1:30 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:30 PM2451 km1523 miles1324 nmEast E
GuatemalaFri 1:30 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 1:30 PM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 12:30 PM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmNorth N

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