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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 = Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 7:52:00 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 Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 19:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 116° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 438.21 meters/second, 1577.5 kilometres/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 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' 00.0"16.34 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.34 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.4"979.94 miWest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 miSouth979.97 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.0"0.25 miWest0° 13' 44.6"15.75 miSouth15.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 39' North, Longitude: 148° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 442.35 meters/second, 1592.5 kilometres/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 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' 28.1"16.49 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.4"989.37 miWest0° 10' 00.4"11.46 miNorth989.22 mi
24 hours12° 56' 21.8"884.88 miEast3° 43' 46.2"256.33 miNorth916.45 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
Mazatlan *Tue 1:52 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Tue 2:52 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmEast E
HermosilloTue 12:52 PM1226 km761 miles662 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Tue 2:52 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmEast E
Tijuana *Tue 12:52 PM1479 km919 miles798 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Tue 12:52 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Tue 2:52 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Diego *Tue 12:52 PM1500 km932 miles810 nmNorth N
Leon *Tue 2:52 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmEast E
PhoenixTue 12:52 PM1636 km1017 miles883 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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