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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 = Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 7:00:00 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, August 1, 2015 at 19:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' North, Longitude: 103° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.43 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.46 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.46 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.4"987.17 miWest0° 00' 37.9"0.72 miSouth987.20 mi
24 hours0° 01' 02.7"1.15 miWest0° 15' 18.7"17.55 miSouth17.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 19:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 31' South, Longitude: 93° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.36 meters/second, 1585.3 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.42 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.3"984.93 miWest0° 10' 05.1"11.55 miNorth985.24 mi
24 hours13° 21' 24.2"911.19 miEast4° 16' 33.1"293.84 miNorth962.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Colima *Sat 2:00 PM147 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Manzanillo *Sat 2:00 PM155 km97 miles84 nmNorthwest NW
Guadalajara *Sat 2:00 PM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth N
Puerto Vallarta *Sat 2:00 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Acapulco *Sat 2:00 PM394 km245 miles213 nmEast-southeast ESE
Leon *Sat 2:00 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tepic *Sat 1:00 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Querétaro *Sat 2:00 PM431 km268 miles233 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Sat 2:00 PM451 km280 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cuernavaca *Sat 2:00 PM456 km283 miles246 nmEast-northeast ENE

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