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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 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' North, Longitude: 83° 56' 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"16.81 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1008.68 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.0"3.59 miwest0° 19' 08.5"21.93 misouth22.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' North, Longitude: 172° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.37 meters/second, 1563.7 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.8"971.47 miwest0° 07' 01.9"8.06 minorth971.25 mi
24 hours347° 43' 26.8"823.25 miwest2° 24' 14.0"165.29 minorth835.16 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 11:40 AM77 km48 miles41 nmNortheast NE
MatagalpaSat 11:40 AM227 km141 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
MasayaSat 11:40 AM295 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
ManaguaSat 11:40 AM299 km186 miles161 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaSat 11:40 AM361 km224 miles195 nmWest W
La CeibaSat 11:40 AM392 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
AlajuelaSat 11:40 AM397 km246 miles214 nmSouth S
San JoseSat 11:40 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth S
San MiguelSat 11:40 AM460 km286 miles248 nmWest W
CholomaSat 11:40 AM487 km302 miles263 nmWest-northwest WNW
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