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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, September 13, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 36' North, Longitude: 98° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.03 meters/second, 1666.9 km/hour, 1035.8 miles/hour or 900.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.4"1035.83 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1035.84 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.8"6.15 miwest0° 23' 00.6"26.35 misouth27.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' North, Longitude: 141° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.78 meters/second, 1550.8 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.06 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 28' 27.2"963.49 miwest0° 05' 40.1"6.50 minorth963.29 mi
24 hours12° 32' 00.5"834.34 mieast1° 49' 04.0"125.01 minorth839.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM1140 km708 miles616 nmEast-southeast ESE
Acapulco *Sat 1:30 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSat 12:30 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:30 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 12:30 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Sat 1:30 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Sat 1:30 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNorth N
San JoseSat 12:30 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmEast-northeast ENE
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