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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 Friday, June 20, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 84° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.91 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth951.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 mieast0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth3.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' North, Longitude: 163° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.22 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.9"998.08 miwest0° 10' 31.7"12.06 minorth997.99 mi
24 hours11° 55' 56.8"821.24 mieast3° 59' 51.0"274.71 minorth862.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pinar del Río *Fri 1:38 PM120 km74 miles65 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Havana *Fri 1:38 PM178 km111 miles96 nmEast E
Key West *Fri 1:38 PM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cancún *Fri 12:38 PM379 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
Naples *Fri 1:38 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNortheast NE
Cape Coral *Fri 1:38 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Playa del Carmen *Fri 12:38 PM437 km271 miles236 nmSouthwest SW
Santa Clara *Fri 1:38 PM439 km272 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hialeah *Fri 1:38 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNortheast NE
Miami *Fri 1:38 PM471 km293 miles254 nmNortheast NE
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