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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° 23' 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"951.98 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth951.98 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° 36' 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"16.64 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 06.9"998.14 miwest0° 10' 31.5"12.06 minorth998.06 mi
24 hours11° 55' 56.7"821.30 mieast3° 59' 49.6"274.71 minorth862.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Havana *Fri 1:38 PM206 km128 miles111 nmEast E
Key West *Fri 1:38 PM292 km181 miles158 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cancún *Fri 12:38 PM358 km223 miles193 nmSouthwest SW
Naples *Fri 1:38 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
Playa del Carmen *Fri 12:38 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
Cape Coral *Fri 1:38 PM424 km264 miles229 nmNortheast NE
Santa Clara *Fri 1:38 PM466 km290 miles252 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hialeah *Fri 1:38 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNortheast NE
Miami *Fri 1:38 PM495 km308 miles267 nmEast-northeast ENE
St. Petersburg *Fri 1:38 PM509 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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