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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: 98° 09' 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"952.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.82 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: 80° 51' 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' 34.9"915.77 miwest0° 01' 33.3"1.78 minorth915.86 mi
24 hours13° 53' 48.4"883.20 mieast1° 17' 03.5"88.38 minorth891.76 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 PM289 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:32 PM318 km197 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW
Monterrey *Wed 1:32 PM342 km213 miles185 nmNorthwest NW
Querétaro *Wed 1:32 PM381 km237 miles206 nmSouthwest SW
Leon *Wed 1:32 PM436 km271 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Wed 1:32 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Aguascalientes *Wed 1:32 PM456 km284 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fresnillo *Wed 1:32 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest W
Laredo *Wed 1:32 PM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Veracruz *Wed 1:32 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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