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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 7:12:00 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 visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 19:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 107° 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"952.75 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth952.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.38 miEast0° 02' 14.2"2.57 miNorth4.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 19:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' South, Longitude: 71° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.58 meters/second, 1474.5 km/hour, 916.2 miles/hour or 796.2 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' 01.6"0.03 miNorth15.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.7"915.85 miWest0° 01' 39.1"1.89 miNorth915.95 mi
24 hours13° 52' 48.5"882.19 miEast1° 19' 14.4"90.88 miNorth891.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Wed 1:12 PM149 km93 miles80 nmEast E
Culiacán *Wed 1:12 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cabo San Lucas *Wed 1:12 PM214 km133 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tepic *Wed 1:12 PM366 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 2:12 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
Fresnillo *Wed 2:12 PM512 km318 miles277 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Wed 2:12 PM551 km343 miles298 nmEast-southeast ESE
Aguascalientes *Wed 2:12 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chihuahua *Wed 1:12 PM618 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Colima *Wed 2:12 PM623 km387 miles337 nmSoutheast SE

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