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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 17:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' North, Longitude: 81° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.99 meters/second, 1623.6 km/hour, 1008.8 miles/hour or 876.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.82 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1008.74 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.8"3.59 miwest0° 19' 08.5"21.93 misouth22.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 17:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' North, Longitude: 174° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.40 meters/second, 1563.8 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 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' 11.8"971.61 miwest0° 07' 02.5"8.07 minorth971.39 mi
24 hours347° 43' 24.7"823.41 miwest2° 24' 33.3"165.66 minorth835.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San AndrésSat 12:30 PM112 km69 miles60 nmSouth S
Puerto CabezasSat 11:30 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatagalpaSat 11:30 AM461 km287 miles249 nmWest W
San JoseSat 11:30 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlajuelaSat 11:30 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
MasayaSat 11:30 AM508 km316 miles274 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManaguaSat 11:30 AM518 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
PanamaSat 12:30 PM562 km349 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavidSat 12:30 PM577 km358 miles311 nmSouth S
La CeibaSat 11:30 AM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-northwest WNW
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