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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, August 14, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' North, Longitude: 98° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.80 meters/second, 1619.3 km/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.77 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1006.00 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1006.03 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.0"3.30 miwest0° 18' 42.9"21.44 misouth21.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' North, Longitude: 133° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.13 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.0"993.39 miwest0° 10' 29.6"12.02 minorth993.27 mi
24 hours12° 29' 54.6"857.71 mieast3° 54' 20.6"268.42 minorth894.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María Huatulco *Thu 1:38 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Thu 1:38 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Oaxaca *Thu 1:38 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:38 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Thu 1:38 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 1:38 PM597 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:38 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
EscuintlaThu 12:38 PM815 km506 miles440 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 12:38 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast E
Leon *Thu 1:38 PM849 km528 miles458 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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