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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 18:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 97° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 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' 14.8"2.58 minorth4.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 18:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 81° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.52 meters/second, 1474.3 km/hour, 916.1 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' 34.8"915.70 miwest0° 01' 33.1"1.78 minorth915.79 mi
24 hours13° 53' 50.0"883.16 mieast1° 16' 59.7"88.30 minorth891.71 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 1:32 PM284 km177 miles154 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:32 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest-southwest WSW
Monterrey *Wed 1:32 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNorthwest NW
Querétaro *Wed 1:32 PM399 km248 miles215 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Wed 1:32 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Leon *Wed 1:32 PM461 km286 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
Aguascalientes *Wed 1:32 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
Veracruz *Wed 1:32 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Laredo *Wed 1:32 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cuernavaca *Wed 1:32 PM506 km314 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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