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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: 112° 59' 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"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 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"997.82 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 zenith

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

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 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:30 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Thu 2:30 PM1499 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 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 2:30 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmEast-northeast ENE
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