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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 = Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 6:22:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' North, Longitude: 95° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.26 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"953.08 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miNorth953.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.0"3.36 miEast0° 02' 39.6"3.05 miNorth4.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 07' South, Longitude: 69° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.72 meters/second, 1475.0 km/hour, 916.5 miles/hour or 796.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.28 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miSouth15.28 mi
1 hour14° 23' 58.9"916.13 miWest0° 02' 11.7"2.52 miSouth916.01 mi
24 hours14° 19' 43.4"911.62 miEast0° 09' 33.9"10.97 miSouth911.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Matamoros *Tue 1:22 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
Veracruz *Tue 1:22 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth S
Monterrey *Tue 1:22 PM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Tue 1:22 PM574 km356 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
San Luis Potosi *Tue 1:22 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Querétaro *Tue 1:22 PM593 km369 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cuernavaca *Tue 1:22 PM622 km386 miles336 nmSouthwest SW
Laredo *Tue 1:22 PM623 km387 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
Merida *Tue 1:22 PM651 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
Leon *Tue 1:22 PM687 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW

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