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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 Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' North, Longitude: 78° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.98 meters/second, 1623.5 km/hour, 1008.8 miles/hour or 876.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.81 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1008.66 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.8"3.58 miwest0° 19' 08.5"21.93 misouth22.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' North, Longitude: 177° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.44 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.7"971.63 miwest0° 07' 03.6"8.09 minorth971.42 mi
24 hours347° 43' 22.1"823.48 miwest2° 24' 57.2"166.11 minorth835.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasSat 11:20 AM483 km300 miles261 nmWest W
CartagenaSat 12:20 PM510 km317 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
PanamaSat 12:20 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
May PenSat 12:20 PM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BarranquillaSat 12:20 PM535 km333 miles289 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstonSat 12:20 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Montego BaySat 12:20 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
MonteríaSat 12:20 PM631 km392 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santiago de VeraguasSat 12:20 PM648 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
George Town (Cayman)Sat 12:20 PM687 km427 miles371 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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