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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° 37' 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"1006.07 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth1006.10 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° 19' 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"993.45 miwest0° 10' 29.5"12.02 minorth993.33 mi
24 hours12° 29' 54.3"857.75 mieast3° 54' 18.9"268.41 minorth894.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Thu 1:38 PM325 km202 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Oaxaca *Thu 1:38 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 1:38 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 1:38 PM610 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:38 PM654 km406 miles353 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Thu 1:38 PM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaThu 12:38 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast E
GuatemalaThu 12:38 PM873 km542 miles471 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Thu 1:38 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNorthwest NW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:38 PM914 km568 miles494 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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