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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 = Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:06:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' North, Longitude: 91° 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"1019.91 miWest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 miNorth1019.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.4"3.82 miWest0° 20' 56.2"23.98 miNorth24.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 09' South, Longitude: 118° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.04 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 52.5"955.01 miWest0° 04' 49.9"5.54 miSouth954.82 mi
24 hours13° 27' 15.3"889.35 miEast1° 26' 23.3"99.02 miSouth891.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaThu 12:06 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:06 PM429 km267 miles232 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 12:06 PM434 km270 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 12:06 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelThu 12:06 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:06 PM608 km378 miles328 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 12:06 PM614 km381 miles331 nmNortheast NE
MasayaThu 12:06 PM621 km386 miles335 nmEast-northeast ENE
MatagalpaThu 12:06 PM671 km417 miles362 nmEast-northeast ENE
Punta GordaThu 12:06 PM677 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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