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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

UTC time = Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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: 87° 52' 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"974.57 miWest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 miNorth974.55 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° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.79 meters/second, 1583.2 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' 42.5"983.65 miWest0° 09' 46.8"11.20 miNorth983.98 mi
24 hours347° 18' 09.3"863.66 miWest4° 08' 17.4"284.39 miNorth914.02 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 PM103 km64 miles56 nmNortheast NE
Cozumel *Tue 12:48 PM107 km66 miles58 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cancún *Tue 12:48 PM161 km100 miles87 nmNortheast NE
Chetumal *Tue 12:48 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Merida *Tue 12:48 PM209 km130 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
Orange Walk TownTue 11:48 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San PedroTue 11:48 AM238 km148 miles129 nmSouth S
Belize CityTue 11:48 AM287 km178 miles155 nmSouth S
BelmopanTue 11:48 AM327 km203 miles176 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DangrigaTue 11:48 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth S

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