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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, May 15, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 90° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.4"981.31 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.28 mi
24 hours0° 00' 16.5"0.30 mieast0° 13' 51.0"15.88 minorth15.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 103° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.63 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.79 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.6"947.41 miwest0° 03' 12.5"3.68 misouth947.28 mi
24 hours14° 03' 24.6"923.48 mieast0° 43' 17.4"49.63 misouth922.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campeche *Thu 12:56 PM103 km64 miles56 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Orange Walk TownThu 11:56 AM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chetumal *Thu 12:56 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast-southeast ESE
Merida *Thu 12:56 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelmopanThu 11:56 AM242 km151 miles131 nmSoutheast SE
San PedroThu 11:56 AM263 km163 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
Belize CityThu 11:56 AM267 km166 miles144 nmSoutheast SE
DangrigaThu 11:56 AM305 km189 miles164 nmSoutheast SE
Punta GordaThu 11:56 AM350 km218 miles189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Playa del Carmen *Thu 12:56 PM375 km233 miles202 nmEast-northeast ENE
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