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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 Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 02' North, Longitude: 113° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.02 meters/second, 1627.3 km/hour, 1011.1 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"1011.06 miwest0° 00' 49.1"0.94 minorth1011.03 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.9"2.88 miwest0° 19' 33.1"22.40 minorth22.59 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° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 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' 47.3"997.90 miwest0° 11' 07.0"12.73 minorth998.12 mi
24 hours12° 23' 30.7"854.01 mieast4° 31' 30.8"310.95 minorth910.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 2:30 PM1197 km744 miles646 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 1:30 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:30 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Thu 2:30 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:30 PM1518 km943 miles819 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Thu 2:30 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Thu 2:30 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Thu 2:30 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:30 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 2:30 PM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE
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