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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 = Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 5:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' North, Longitude: 89° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.51 meters/second, 1643.4 km/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.08 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1021.06 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.4"3.94 miWest0° 21' 06.7"24.18 miNorth24.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' South, Longitude: 108° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.89 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.14 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 miSouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.1"968.11 miWest0° 07' 01.4"8.05 miSouth967.89 mi
24 hours12° 58' 21.1"867.92 miEast2° 24' 37.0"165.73 miSouth878.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San MiguelWed 11:56 AM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaWed 11:56 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
MasayaWed 11:56 AM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 11:56 AM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth N
Santa AnaWed 11:56 AM414 km257 miles224 nmNorth N
MatagalpaWed 11:56 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 11:56 AM468 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaWed 11:56 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuatemalaWed 11:56 AM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlajuelaWed 11:56 AM532 km330 miles287 nmEast E

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