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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 = Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:44:00 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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 18:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 57' North, Longitude: 99° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.83 meters/second, 1666.2 km/hour, 1035.3 miles/hour or 899.7 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"1035.31 miWest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 miNorth1035.30 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.7"5.13 miWest0° 23' 14.5"26.62 miNorth27.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' North, Longitude: 100° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.69 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 28' 39.7"996.87 miWest0° 11' 02.2"12.64 miNorth996.79 mi
24 hours12° 30' 49.0"861.64 miEast4° 11' 11.9"287.71 miNorth904.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSun 12:44 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast-southeast ESE
AcapulcoSun 12:44 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSun 12:44 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSun 12:44 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSun 12:44 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CitySun 12:44 PM1713 km1065 miles925 nmNorth N
VeracruzSun 12:44 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaSun 12:44 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaSun 12:44 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSun 12:44 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmEast-northeast ENE

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