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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 = Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 6:30:00 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 Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 41' North, Longitude: 97° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.64 meters/second, 1629.5 km/hour, 1012.5 miles/hour or 879.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.88 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.8"1012.38 miWest0° 00' 49.7"0.95 miNorth1012.35 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.5"3.03 miWest0° 19' 46.4"22.65 miNorth22.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 24' South, Longitude: 165° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.41 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.46 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.2"987.28 miWest0° 10' 06.4"11.58 miNorth987.59 mi
24 hours12° 38' 15.1"862.43 miEast4° 15' 10.4"292.25 miNorth914.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María Huatulco *Wed 1:30 PM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oaxaca *Wed 1:30 PM501 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Wed 1:30 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Wed 1:30 PM686 km426 miles370 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Wed 1:30 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Wed 1:30 PM756 km470 miles408 nmNorth N
EscuintlaWed 12:30 PM794 km493 miles429 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaWed 12:30 PM828 km514 miles447 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaWed 12:30 PM919 km571 miles496 nmEast E
San SalvadorWed 12:30 PM953 km592 miles515 nmEast E

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