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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 451.01 meters/second, 1623.6 kilometres/hour, 1008.9 miles/hour or 876.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 434.22 meters/second, 1563.2 kilometres/hour, 971.3 miles/hour or 844.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
QuetzaltenangoSat 12:20 PM281 km175 miles152 nm ENE
EscuintlaSat 12:20 PM350 km217 miles189 nm ENE
Santa María Huatulco *Sat 1:20 PM358 km222 miles193 nm NW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:20 PM362 km225 miles195 nm NNE
GuatemalaSat 12:20 PM384 km239 miles208 nm ENE
Santa AnaSat 12:20 PM476 km296 miles257 nm E
Oaxaca *Sat 1:20 PM488 km303 miles264 nm NW
San SalvadorSat 12:20 PM513 km319 miles277 nm E
San VicenteSat 12:20 PM557 km346 miles301 nm E
Punta GordaSat 12:20 PM618 km384 miles334 nm ENE