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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 18:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' North, Longitude: 104° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.97 meters/second, 1641.5 km/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.3 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' 08.5"1019.87 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1019.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 22.1"3.82 miwest0° 20' 55.8"23.98 minorth24.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 106° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.87 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.1"954.61 miwest0° 04' 44.7"5.44 misouth954.43 mi
24 hours13° 28' 04.8"889.94 mieast1° 24' 11.7"96.51 misouth891.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Thu 1:56 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María Huatulco *Thu 1:56 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmNortheast NE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 1:56 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Thu 1:56 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 1:56 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmNorth N
Leon *Thu 1:56 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:56 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 1:56 PM1274 km791 miles688 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:56 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Thu 12:56 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNorth N
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