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Day and Night World Map

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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 Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 36' North
Longitude: 96° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.12 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.30 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.5"977.57 miwest0° 00' 32.8"0.63 minorth977.54 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.0"0.71 mieast0° 12' 56.8"14.84 minorth14.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 22' South
Longitude: 101° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 408.85 meters/second, 1471.9 km/hour, 914.6 miles/hour or 794.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.24 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth15.24 mi
1 hour14° 23' 45.3"914.27 miwest0° 00' 43.3"0.83 misouth914.23 mi
24 hours14° 16' 16.5"906.36 mieast0° 25' 29.6"29.24 minorth908.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Veracruz *Wed 1:22 PM69 km43 miles37 nmSoutheast SE
Puebla *Wed 1:22 PM169 km105 miles91 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Wed 1:22 PM260 km161 miles140 nmWest W
Oaxaca *Wed 1:22 PM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth S
Querétaro *Wed 1:22 PM405 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
Acapulco *Wed 1:22 PM460 km286 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Wed 1:22 PM490 km304 miles264 nmSoutheast SE
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:22 PM530 km330 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
Leon *Wed 1:22 PM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-northwest WNW
Aguascalientes *Wed 1:22 PM638 km396 miles344 nmWest-northwest WNW
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