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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 = Saturday, March 29, 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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' North, Longitude: 96° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.04 meters/second, 1666.9 km/hour, 1035.8 miles/hour or 900.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.77 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miNorth1035.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.9"5.16 miWest0° 23' 19.0"26.70 miNorth27.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 51' North, Longitude: 109° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.54 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.1"1001.04 miWest0° 11' 41.4"13.39 miNorth1001.10 mi
24 hours12° 34' 47.3"870.06 miEast4° 34' 33.3"314.41 miNorth923.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM896 km557 miles484 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSat 12:30 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSat 12:30 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoSat 12:30 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San JoseSat 12:30 PM1525 km948 miles823 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSat 12:30 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
BelmopanSat 12:30 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzSat 12:30 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth N

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