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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 19:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 36' North, Longitude: 111° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.10 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.6 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"977.51 miwest0° 00' 32.7"0.63 minorth977.48 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.3"0.71 mieast0° 12' 55.9"14.83 minorth14.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 19:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 23' South, Longitude: 87° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 408.83 meters/second, 1471.8 km/hour, 914.5 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' 23.7"15.24 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.24 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.4"914.23 miwest0° 00' 33.8"0.65 misouth914.20 mi
24 hours14° 14' 55.9"904.86 mieast0° 29' 08.7"33.43 minorth907.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Wed 1:22 PM675 km419 miles365 nmNortheast NE
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 2:22 PM681 km423 miles368 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Wed 2:22 PM877 km545 miles474 nmEast E
Aguascalientes *Wed 2:22 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 12:22 PM1051 km653 miles567 nmNorth N
Leon *Wed 2:22 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Wed 2:22 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmEast-northeast ENE
Chihuahua *Wed 1:22 PM1149 km714 miles621 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Wed 2:22 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico City *Wed 2:22 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast E
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