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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

UTC time = Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 6:30:00 PM.

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

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

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 26' 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"1008.73 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1008.76 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° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.19 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"971.06 miWest0° 06' 57.5"7.97 miNorth970.84 mi
24 hours12° 16' 21.2"822.68 miEast2° 22' 26.2"163.23 miNorth834.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María Huatulco *Sat 1:30 PM249 km155 miles135 nmNorth N
Oaxaca *Sat 1:30 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNorth N
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:30 PM501 km311 miles270 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Sat 1:30 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorthwest NW
EscuintlaSat 12:30 PM616 km383 miles332 nmEast E
Veracruz *Sat 1:30 PM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM647 km402 miles350 nmEast E
Cuernavaca *Sat 1:30 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mexico City *Sat 1:30 PM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaSat 12:30 PM745 km463 miles403 nmEast E

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