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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 6:40:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 98° 56' 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"16.81 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1008.74 miWest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 miSouth1008.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.2"3.59 miWest0° 19' 09.2"21.94 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° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.15 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"970.98 miWest0° 06' 56.7"7.96 miNorth970.76 mi
24 hours12° 16' 18.7"822.56 miEast2° 22' 04.5"162.81 miNorth834.03 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 1:40 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Sat 1:40 PM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Oaxaca *Sat 1:40 PM453 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cuernavaca *Sat 1:40 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Sat 1:40 PM647 km402 miles350 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sat 1:40 PM687 km427 miles371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:40 PM717 km446 miles387 nmEast-northeast ENE
EscuintlaSat 12:40 PM884 km550 miles478 nmEast E
Leon *Sat 1:40 PM890 km553 miles480 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Sat 1:40 PM914 km568 miles494 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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