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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 Friday, April 18, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' North, Longitude: 89° 27' 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"1018.80 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1018.78 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° 34' 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"946.33 miwest0° 02' 12.7"2.54 misouth946.23 mi
24 hours13° 44' 55.2"901.58 mieast0° 20' 09.5"23.11 misouth900.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San SalvadorFri 11:56 AM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
San MiguelFri 11:56 AM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaFri 11:56 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorth N
ManaguaFri 11:56 AM372 km231 miles201 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasayaFri 11:56 AM382 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
EscuintlaFri 11:56 AM395 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuatemalaFri 11:56 AM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaFri 11:56 AM419 km261 miles226 nmNortheast NE
MatagalpaFri 11:56 AM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
CholomaFri 11:56 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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