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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

UTC time = Friday, April 25, 2014 at 6:30:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 21' North, Longitude: 98° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.44 meters/second, 1625.2 km/hour, 1009.8 miles/hour or 877.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.83 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1009.69 miWest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 miNorth1009.66 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.7"2.74 miWest0° 19' 20.5"22.16 miNorth22.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 25, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 38' South, Longitude: 140° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.5"1002.00 miWest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 miNorth1002.10 mi
24 hours12° 16' 44.2"849.29 miEast4° 31' 19.2"310.70 miNorth903.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María Huatulco *Fri 1:30 PM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oaxaca *Fri 1:30 PM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Fri 1:30 PM437 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cuernavaca *Fri 1:30 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Fri 1:30 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Fri 1:30 PM678 km422 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Fri 1:30 PM683 km425 miles369 nmNorth N
EscuintlaFri 12:30 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast E
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM820 km510 miles443 nmEast E
Santa AnaFri 12:30 PM918 km571 miles496 nmEast E

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