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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 = Friday, April 18, 2014 at 5:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' North, Longitude: 89° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.46 meters/second, 1639.7 km/hour, 1018.8 miles/hour or 885.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1018.73 miWest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 miNorth1018.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.2"3.70 miWest0° 20' 45.5"23.78 miNorth24.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 18, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' South, Longitude: 134° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.14 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.78 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miSouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.5"946.27 miWest0° 02' 13.0"2.54 miSouth946.17 mi
24 hours13° 44' 54.6"901.51 miEast0° 20' 12.7"23.17 miSouth900.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San MiguelFri 11:56 AM297 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorFri 11:56 AM301 km187 miles162 nmNorth N
Santa AnaFri 11:56 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth N
ManaguaFri 11:56 AM343 km213 miles185 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaFri 11:56 AM353 km219 miles191 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 11:56 AM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaFri 11:56 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatagalpaFri 11:56 AM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaFri 11:56 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CholomaFri 11:56 AM529 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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