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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° 37' 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"1019.93 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1019.91 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° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.12 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"955.17 miwest0° 04' 51.8"5.58 misouth954.97 mi
24 hours13° 26' 55.2"889.11 mieast1° 27' 15.9"100.02 misouth891.17 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 AM129 km80 miles70 nmEast E
MasayaThu 11:46 AM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 11:46 AM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeónThu 11:46 AM202 km125 miles109 nmNorth N
MatagalpaThu 11:46 AM265 km165 miles143 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaThu 11:46 AM272 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseThu 11:46 AM288 km179 miles156 nmEast-southeast ESE
San MiguelThu 11:46 AM358 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaThu 11:46 AM388 km241 miles209 nmNorth N
San SalvadorThu 11:46 AM440 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
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