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Day and Night World Map

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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 18:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 38' North
Longitude: 91° 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"1019.98 miwest0° 00' 52.6"1.00 minorth1019.96 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 09' South
Longitude: 118° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.04 meters/second, 1537.3 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"955.06 miwest0° 04' 49.8"5.54 misouth954.87 mi
24 hours13° 27' 16.5"889.43 mieast1° 26' 20.4"98.97 misouth891.40 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 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 12:06 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 12:06 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 12:06 PM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelThu 12:06 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaThu 12:06 PM635 km394 miles343 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 12:06 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaThu 12:06 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:06 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth N
Punta GordaThu 12:06 PM691 km429 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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