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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' North, Longitude: 96° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.41 meters/second, 1621.5 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"1007.44 miwest0° 00' 47.0"0.90 misouth1007.47 mi
24 hours0° 03' 04.6"3.45 miwest0° 18' 56.1"21.70 misouth21.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 15, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 06' North, Longitude: 147° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 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' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.5"983.10 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.20 minorth982.90 mi
24 hours12° 22' 10.4"839.70 mieast3° 11' 54.3"219.88 minorth863.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Oaxaca *Fri 1:30 PM351 km218 miles189 nmNorth N
Acapulco *Fri 1:30 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorthwest NW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Fri 1:30 PM495 km308 miles267 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Fri 1:30 PM588 km365 miles317 nmNorth N
EscuintlaFri 12:30 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
Mexico City *Fri 1:30 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuatemalaFri 12:30 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast E
Santa AnaFri 12:30 PM769 km478 miles415 nmEast E
San SalvadorFri 12:30 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast E
Punta GordaFri 12:30 PM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-northeast ENE
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