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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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' North, Longitude: 88° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.82 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.25 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.7"974.64 miwest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 minorth974.61 mi
24 hours0° 00' 58.5"1.06 mieast0° 12' 11.1"13.97 minorth14.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 29' South, Longitude: 174° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.79 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.6"983.73 miwest0° 09' 46.8"11.21 minorth984.06 mi
24 hours347° 18' 10.6"863.71 miwest4° 08' 18.5"284.43 minorth914.08 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 *Tue 12:48 PM128 km80 miles69 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cozumel *Tue 12:48 PM134 km83 miles72 nmEast-northeast ENE
Chetumal *Tue 12:48 PM175 km109 miles94 nmSouth S
Cancún *Tue 12:48 PM181 km113 miles98 nmNortheast NE
Merida *Tue 12:48 PM183 km114 miles99 nmWest-northwest WNW
Orange Walk TownTue 11:48 AM225 km140 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San PedroTue 11:48 AM239 km148 miles129 nmSouth S
Belize CityTue 11:48 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth S
BelmopanTue 11:48 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DangrigaTue 11:48 AM344 km214 miles186 nmSouth S
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