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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 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' North, Longitude: 99° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.02 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"1008.81 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.2"3.59 miwest0° 19' 09.2"21.95 misouth22.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' North, Longitude: 157° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.14 meters/second, 1562.9 km/hour, 971.2 miles/hour or 843.9 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' 12.5"971.03 miwest0° 06' 56.5"7.96 minorth970.82 mi
24 hours12° 16' 18.5"822.60 mieast2° 22' 02.2"162.78 minorth834.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Sat 1:40 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Oaxaca *Sat 1:40 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 1:40 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sat 1:40 PM701 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:40 PM744 km462 miles402 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Sat 1:40 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Sat 1:40 PM899 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaSat 12:40 PM915 km568 miles494 nmEast E
GuatemalaSat 12:40 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Sat 1:40 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth N
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