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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 16' North
Longitude: 96° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.61 meters/second, 1625.8 km/hour, 1010.2 miles/hour or 877.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.84 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.84 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1010.15 miwest0° 00' 48.1"0.92 misouth1010.18 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.5"3.73 miwest0° 19' 21.8"22.19 misouth22.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 40' North
Longitude: 172° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.01 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.7"960.31 miwest0° 04' 47.5"5.49 minorth960.13 mi
24 hours347° 50' 05.5"806.24 miwest1° 29' 07.4"102.16 minorth809.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Oaxaca *Sun 1:30 PM421 km262 miles227 nmNorth N
Acapulco *Sun 1:30 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorthwest NW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sun 1:30 PM551 km343 miles298 nmNortheast NE
EscuintlaSun 12:30 PM657 km408 miles355 nmEast E
Veracruz *Sun 1:30 PM659 km409 miles356 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSun 12:30 PM690 km429 miles373 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Sun 1:30 PM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaSun 12:30 PM785 km488 miles424 nmEast E
San SalvadorSun 12:30 PM822 km511 miles444 nmEast E
Punta GordaSun 12:30 PM913 km567 miles493 nmEast-northeast ENE
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