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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: 94° 13' 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"16.82 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.82 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1008.79 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.82 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° 32' 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"971.20 miwest0° 06' 58.2"7.99 minorth970.98 mi
24 hours12° 16' 23.3"822.84 mieast2° 22' 45.4"163.60 minorth834.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:20 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaSat 12:20 PM379 km236 miles205 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuatemalaSat 12:20 PM414 km257 miles223 nmEast-northeast ENE
Oaxaca *Sat 1:20 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
Santa AnaSat 12:20 PM506 km315 miles273 nmEast E
San SalvadorSat 12:20 PM543 km338 miles293 nmEast E
Punta GordaSat 12:20 PM645 km401 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelSat 12:20 PM654 km406 miles353 nmEast E
Veracruz *Sat 1:20 PM654 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelmopanSat 12:20 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
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