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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, August 15, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' North, Longitude: 81° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.38 meters/second, 1621.4 km/hour, 1007.5 miles/hour or 875.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.79 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1007.38 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1007.41 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.3"3.44 miwest0° 18' 55.6"21.69 misouth21.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 15, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' North, Longitude: 162° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.74 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 28' 55.7"983.59 miwest0° 08' 58.8"10.29 minorth983.39 mi
24 hours12° 22' 26.6"840.43 mieast3° 13' 50.5"222.09 minorth864.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San AndrésFri 12:30 PM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth S
Puerto CabezasFri 11:30 AM186 km116 miles101 nmWest W
MatagalpaFri 11:30 AM473 km294 miles256 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlajuelaFri 11:30 AM512 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseFri 11:30 AM513 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasayaFri 11:30 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaFri 11:30 AM535 km333 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
La CeibaFri 11:30 AM590 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
PanamaFri 12:30 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
George Town (Cayman)Fri 12:30 PM601 km374 miles325 nmNorth N
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