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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 02' North, Longitude: 112° 59' West

The ground speed is currently 452.02 meters/second, 1627.3 kilometres/hour, 1011.1 miles/hour or 878.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1010.99 miWest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 miNorth1010.96 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.9"2.88 miWest0° 19' 33.1"22.40 miNorth22.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 58' South, Longitude: 167° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 kilometres/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 47.3"997.82 miWest0° 11' 07.0"12.73 miNorth998.04 mi
24 hours12° 23' 31.1"853.95 miEast4° 31' 30.5"310.92 miNorth910.71 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 2:30 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 1:30 PM1323 km822 miles715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:30 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Thu 2:30 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:30 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Thu 2:30 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Thu 2:30 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 2:30 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:30 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 2:30 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-northeast ENE

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