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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 Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 83° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.85 meters/second, 1558.3 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.14 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"967.97 miwest0° 00' 25.9"0.49 misouth968.00 mi
24 hours0° 01' 08.7"1.23 mieast0° 10' 31.1"12.06 misouth12.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 24' North, Longitude: 166° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.72 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.2"999.28 miwest0° 11' 00.3"12.60 minorth999.23 mi
24 hours12° 11' 40.3"841.09 mieast4° 11' 31.6"288.09 minorth886.11 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 *Thu 1:38 PM152 km94 miles82 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Havana *Thu 1:38 PM240 km149 miles130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
George Town (Cayman)Thu 12:38 PM276 km171 miles149 nmSoutheast SE
Santa Clara *Thu 1:38 PM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cancún *Thu 12:38 PM376 km233 miles203 nmWest W
Playa del Carmen *Thu 12:38 PM403 km251 miles218 nmWest W
Key West *Thu 1:38 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Camagüey *Thu 1:38 PM552 km343 miles298 nmEast E
Naples *Thu 1:38 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Miami *Thu 1:38 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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