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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, June 15, 2011 at 18:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 93° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.12 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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' 51.9"952.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.83 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.38 mieast0° 02' 15.2"2.58 minorth4.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 18:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 85° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.49 meters/second, 1474.1 km/hour, 916.0 miles/hour or 796.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.27 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.0"915.70 miwest0° 01' 30.2"1.73 minorth915.79 mi
24 hours13° 54' 18.9"883.68 mieast1° 15' 55.9"87.09 minorth892.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Merida *Wed 1:12 PM447 km278 miles242 nmSoutheast SE
Matamoros *Wed 1:12 PM523 km325 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
Veracruz *Wed 1:12 PM554 km344 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
Cancún *Wed 1:12 PM692 km430 miles374 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Wed 1:12 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth S
Chetumal *Wed 1:12 PM734 km456 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
Houston *Wed 1:12 PM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Orange Walk TownWed 12:12 PM751 km467 miles406 nmSoutheast SE
Mexico City *Wed 1:12 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouthwest SW
Monterrey *Wed 1:12 PM772 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
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