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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 7:30:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Sat 2:30 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Sat 2:30 PM1336 km830 miles721 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 PM1720 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sat 2:30 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmEast-northeast ENE

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