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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 Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 17:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' North, Longitude: 86° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.99 meters/second, 1641.6 km/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1020.00 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1019.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.4"3.83 miwest0° 20' 56.3"23.99 minorth24.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 07' South, Longitude: 123° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.11 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.92 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 53.6"955.22 miwest0° 04' 51.8"5.57 misouth955.03 mi
24 hours13° 26' 56.3"889.19 mieast1° 27' 12.8"99.97 misouth891.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LiberiaThu 11:46 AM160 km99 miles86 nmEast E
MasayaThu 11:46 AM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 11:46 AM182 km113 miles98 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeónThu 11:46 AM200 km124 miles108 nmNorth N
MatagalpaThu 11:46 AM275 km171 miles149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaThu 11:46 AM302 km187 miles163 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseThu 11:46 AM318 km197 miles172 nmEast-southeast ESE
San MiguelThu 11:46 AM345 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaThu 11:46 AM384 km238 miles207 nmNorth N
San SalvadorThu 11:46 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
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