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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 = Friday, July 3, 2015 at 6:12:00 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 Friday, July 3, 2015 at 18:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 56' North, Longitude: 91° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.32 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"955.48 miWest0° 00' 12.2"0.24 miSouth955.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.1"2.85 miEast0° 05' 07.6"5.88 miSouth6.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 3, 2015 at 18:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 05' South, Longitude: 110° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.07 meters/second, 1551.9 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.07 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.6"964.09 miWest0° 06' 42.1"7.68 miNorth964.37 mi
24 hours13° 26' 46.4"898.10 miEast3° 06' 15.9"213.42 miNorth929.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Merida *Fri 1:12 PM324 km201 miles175 nmSoutheast SE
CancúnFri 1:12 PM561 km349 miles303 nmEast-southeast ESE
Playa del CarmenFri 1:12 PM564 km351 miles305 nmEast-southeast ESE
Veracruz *Fri 1:12 PM601 km374 miles325 nmSouthwest SW
ChetumalFri 1:12 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSoutheast SE
Orange Walk TownFri 12:12 PM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Matamoros *Fri 1:12 PM651 km404 miles351 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Fri 1:12 PM695 km432 miles376 nmSouth S
BelmopanFri 12:12 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DangrigaFri 12:12 PM767 km476 miles414 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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