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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 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' North, Longitude: 96° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.01 meters/second, 1623.7 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"1008.80 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.83 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.1"3.59 miwest0° 19' 09.1"21.94 misouth22.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 18' North, Longitude: 160° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.18 meters/second, 1563.1 km/hour, 971.2 miles/hour or 844.0 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' 12.4"971.12 miwest0° 06' 57.4"7.97 minorth970.90 mi
24 hours12° 16' 20.8"822.72 mieast2° 22' 23.7"163.19 minorth834.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Oaxaca *Sat 1:30 PM386 km240 miles208 nmNorth N
Acapulco *Sat 1:30 PM500 km311 miles270 nmNorthwest NW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:30 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Sat 1:30 PM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
EscuintlaSat 12:30 PM646 km401 miles349 nmEast E
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM677 km421 miles366 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 1:30 PM696 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaSat 12:30 PM776 km482 miles419 nmEast E
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM814 km506 miles440 nmEast E
Punta GordaSat 12:30 PM896 km557 miles484 nmEast-northeast ENE
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