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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 Friday, April 25, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 21' North, Longitude: 98° 18' 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"1009.76 miwest0° 00' 48.5"0.93 minorth1009.73 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: 141° 03' 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"1002.07 miwest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 minorth1002.17 mi
24 hours12° 16' 43.9"849.35 mieast4° 31' 18.9"310.72 minorth903.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Fri 1:30 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Oaxaca *Fri 1:30 PM445 km277 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Fri 1:30 PM673 km418 miles363 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Fri 1:30 PM679 km422 miles366 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Fri 1:30 PM685 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaFri 12:30 PM819 km509 miles442 nmEast E
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM850 km528 miles459 nmEast E
Leon *Fri 1:30 PM938 km583 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaFri 12:30 PM949 km589 miles512 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Fri 1:30 PM973 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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