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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, June 15, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Total Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is not visible to anyone on earth.

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 95° 22' 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"952.76 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth952.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.38 miEast0° 02' 14.9"2.58 miNorth4.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 83° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.50 meters/second, 1474.2 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' 01.5"0.03 miNorth15.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.5"915.67 miWest0° 01' 31.5"1.75 miNorth915.76 mi
24 hours13° 54' 05.3"883.41 miEast1° 16' 25.9"87.66 miNorth891.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Matamoros *Wed 1:22 PM355 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
Veracruz *Wed 1:22 PM463 km287 miles250 nmSouth S
Monterrey *Wed 1:22 PM566 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Wed 1:22 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:22 PM590 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
Querétaro *Wed 1:22 PM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-southwest WSW
Laredo *Wed 1:22 PM623 km387 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
Cuernavaca *Wed 1:22 PM629 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW
Merida *Wed 1:22 PM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
Leon *Wed 1:22 PM694 km431 miles375 nmWest-southwest WSW

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