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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: 89° 55' 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"981.24 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth981.22 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° 32' 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"947.35 miwest0° 03' 12.6"3.68 misouth947.22 mi
24 hours14° 03' 23.7"923.41 mieast0° 43' 20.7"49.69 misouth922.80 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 PM117 km73 miles63 nmNorthwest NW
Orange Walk TownThu 11:56 AM173 km108 miles94 nmSoutheast SE
Chetumal *Thu 12:56 PM178 km110 miles96 nmEast-southeast ESE
Merida *Thu 12:56 PM223 km139 miles121 nmNorth N
BelmopanThu 11:56 AM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San PedroThu 11:56 AM236 km147 miles128 nmEast-southeast ESE
Belize CityThu 11:56 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
DangrigaThu 11:56 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSoutheast SE
Punta GordaThu 11:56 AM339 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Playa del Carmen *Thu 12:56 PM349 km217 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
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