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Day and Night World Map

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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 24, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 01' North
Longitude: 98° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.04 meters/second, 1627.4 km/hour, 1011.2 miles/hour or 878.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.85 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1011.11 miwest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 minorth1011.09 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.2"2.89 miwest0° 19' 33.6"22.41 minorth22.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 09' South
Longitude: 153° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.97 meters/second, 1605.5 km/hour, 997.6 miles/hour or 866.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 28' 45.8"997.58 miwest0° 11' 05.4"12.70 minorth997.81 mi
24 hours12° 23' 57.4"854.28 mieast4° 31' 11.7"310.58 minorth911.00 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 1:30 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Oaxaca *Thu 1:30 PM477 km296 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:30 PM690 km429 miles373 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 1:30 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 1:30 PM718 km446 miles388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaThu 12:30 PM820 km510 miles443 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 12:30 PM853 km530 miles461 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaThu 12:30 PM948 km589 miles512 nmEast E
Leon *Thu 1:30 PM973 km605 miles526 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San SalvadorThu 12:30 PM984 km612 miles531 nmEast E
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