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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 6:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 37' North, Longitude: 98° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 463.03 meters/second, 1666.9 kilometres/hour, 1035.8 miles/hour or 900.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1035.76 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1035.77 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° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 430.78 meters/second, 1550.8 kilometres/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"963.43 miWest0° 05' 40.2"6.50 miNorth963.23 mi
24 hours12° 32' 01.0"834.30 miEast1° 49' 06.6"125.05 miNorth839.78 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 12:30 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmEast-southeast ESE
Acapulco *Sat 1:30 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmNorth N
GuatemalaSat 12:30 PM1501 km932 miles810 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaSat 12:30 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 12:30 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 12:30 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 12:30 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 12:30 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmEast-northeast ENE
Veracruz *Sat 1:30 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Sat 1:30 PM1751 km1088 miles945 nmNorth N

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