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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° 24' 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"1019.94 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 minorth1019.92 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° 40' 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"15.92 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.1"954.67 miwest0° 04' 44.7"5.44 misouth954.48 mi
24 hours13° 28' 06.0"890.01 mieast1° 24' 08.6"96.46 misouth891.78 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 PM839 km521 miles453 nmNortheast NE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 1:56 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Thu 1:56 PM1114 km692 miles602 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Thu 1:56 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Thu 1:56 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:56 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 1:56 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:56 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Thu 12:56 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 12:56 PM1568 km975 miles847 nmEast-northeast ENE
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