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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 = Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 7:22:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.10 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"977.44 miWest0° 00' 32.7"0.63 miNorth977.42 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° 34' 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"914.17 miWest0° 00' 34.0"0.65 miSouth914.13 mi
24 hours14° 14' 57.3"904.82 miEast0° 29' 04.8"33.35 miNorth907.08 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 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 2:22 PM653 km406 miles352 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Wed 2:22 PM848 km527 miles458 nmEast E
Aguascalientes *Wed 2:22 PM978 km608 miles528 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Wed 2:22 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 12:22 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Wed 2:22 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmEast-northeast ENE
Chihuahua *Wed 1:22 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Wed 2:22 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico City *Wed 2:22 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmEast E

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