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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 19:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 34' North, Longitude: 111° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.04 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"1008.79 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.81 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.4"3.60 miwest0° 19' 09.6"21.95 misouth22.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' North, Longitude: 145° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.97 meters/second, 1562.3 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.18 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.0"970.57 miwest0° 06' 52.3"7.87 minorth970.35 mi
24 hours12° 16' 06.8"821.98 mieast2° 20' 16.3"160.75 minorth833.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto Vallarta *Sat 2:30 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Sat 2:30 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Sat 1:30 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Sat 2:30 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Sat 2:30 PM1333 km828 miles720 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Sat 2:30 PM1333 km829 miles720 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Sat 2:30 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 2:30 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSat 12:30 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sat 2:30 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast-northeast ENE
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