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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 6:38:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 449.80 meters/second, 1619.3 kilometres/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 444.13 meters/second, 1598.9 kilometres/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María Huatulco *Thu 1:38 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Thu 1:38 PM337 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Oaxaca *Thu 1:38 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:38 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth N
Puebla *Thu 1:38 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Thu 1:38 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth N
Texcoco *Thu 1:38 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth N
Ecatepec *Thu 1:38 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 1:38 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:38 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE

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