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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 18:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' North, Longitude: 93° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.01 meters/second, 1623.6 km/hour, 1008.9 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' 07.9"1008.72 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.1"3.59 miwest0° 19' 09.0"21.94 misouth22.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 18:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' North, Longitude: 162° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.22 meters/second, 1563.2 km/hour, 971.3 miles/hour or 844.1 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' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 29' 12.3"971.14 miwest0° 06' 58.3"7.99 minorth970.92 mi
24 hours12° 16' 23.5"822.79 mieast2° 22' 47.7"163.64 minorth834.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaSat 12:20 PM350 km217 miles189 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa María Huatulco *Sat 1:20 PM358 km222 miles193 nmNorthwest NW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:20 PM362 km225 miles195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:20 PM384 km239 miles208 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa AnaSat 12:20 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast E
Oaxaca *Sat 1:20 PM488 km303 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
San SalvadorSat 12:20 PM513 km319 miles277 nmEast E
Punta GordaSat 12:20 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelSat 12:20 PM623 km387 miles337 nmEast E
Veracruz *Sat 1:20 PM664 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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