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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 01' North
Longitude: 100° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.04 meters/second, 1627.3 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"1011.10 miwest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 minorth1011.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.2"2.89 miwest0° 19' 33.5"22.41 minorth22.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 07' South
Longitude: 155° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 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' 46.1"997.64 miwest0° 11' 05.7"12.71 minorth997.86 mi
24 hours12° 23' 52.8"854.23 mieast4° 31' 14.9"310.65 minorth910.96 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 1:40 PM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oaxaca *Thu 1:40 PM623 km387 miles336 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 1:40 PM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Thu 1:40 PM840 km522 miles454 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 1:40 PM890 km553 miles481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Thu 1:40 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNorth N
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:40 PM920 km571 miles497 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 1:40 PM966 km600 miles522 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:40 PM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:40 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth N
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