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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 Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' North, Longitude: 89° 20' 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"1021.15 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1021.13 mi
24 hours0° 03' 28.4"3.94 miwest0° 21' 06.7"24.19 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° 44' South, Longitude: 108° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 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' 14.0"968.17 miwest0° 07' 01.3"8.05 misouth967.94 mi
24 hours12° 58' 22.6"868.00 mieast2° 24' 34.5"165.70 misouth878.71 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 AM376 km233 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 11:56 AM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 11:56 AM395 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaWed 11:56 AM401 km249 miles216 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaWed 11:56 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth N
EscuintlaWed 11:56 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatagalpaWed 11:56 AM474 km295 miles256 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaWed 11:56 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 11:56 AM496 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlajuelaWed 11:56 AM562 km349 miles304 nmEast E
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