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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 Monday, May 19, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 88° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.27 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.0"975.93 miwest0° 00' 31.7"0.61 minorth975.91 mi
24 hours0° 00' 50.3"0.91 mieast0° 12' 31.6"14.36 minorth14.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 19, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' South, Longitude: 161° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.27 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.1"969.09 miwest0° 08' 02.7"9.22 minorth969.42 mi
24 hours13° 10' 34.8"884.25 mieast3° 34' 22.9"245.62 minorth923.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Playa del Carmen *Mon 12:48 PM142 km88 miles77 nmNortheast NE
Cozumel *Mon 12:48 PM145 km90 miles78 nmEast-northeast ENE
Chetumal *Mon 12:48 PM152 km94 miles82 nmSouth S
Merida *Mon 12:48 PM196 km122 miles106 nmNorthwest NW
Cancún *Mon 12:48 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNortheast NE
Orange Walk TownMon 11:48 AM202 km125 miles109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San PedroMon 11:48 AM216 km134 miles116 nmSouth S
Campeche *Mon 12:48 PM249 km155 miles135 nmWest W
Belize CityMon 11:48 AM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth S
BelmopanMon 11:48 AM296 km184 miles160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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