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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° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.04 meters/second, 1623.7 km/hour, 1008.9 miles/hour or 876.8 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"1008.86 miwest0° 00' 47.5"0.91 misouth1008.89 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° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.96 meters/second, 1562.3 km/hour, 970.7 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"970.62 miwest0° 06' 52.3"7.87 minorth970.41 mi
24 hours12° 16' 06.5"822.03 mieast2° 20' 13.9"160.71 minorth833.14 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 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Sat 2:30 PM1187 km738 miles641 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Sat 1:30 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Sat 2:30 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Sat 2:30 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Sat 2:30 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Sat 2:30 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 2:30 PM1491 km927 miles805 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSat 12:30 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sat 2:30 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast-northeast ENE
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