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Day and Night World Map

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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 19:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 19' North
Longitude: 113° 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"952.82 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.81 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.39 mieast0° 02' 13.8"2.56 minorth4.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 19:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 15' South
Longitude: 66° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.62 meters/second, 1474.6 km/hour, 916.3 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' 37.8"916.00 miwest0° 01' 42.2"1.96 minorth916.10 mi
24 hours13° 52' 15.7"881.74 mieast1° 20' 25.3"92.24 minorth890.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloWed 12:32 PM673 km418 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Wed 1:32 PM689 km428 miles372 nmEast E
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 2:32 PM870 km541 miles470 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chihuahua *Wed 1:32 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNortheast NE
TucsonWed 12:32 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Wed 2:32 PM1053 km654 miles569 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexicali *Wed 12:32 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tijuana *Wed 12:32 PM1090 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Diego *Wed 12:32 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Aguascalientes *Wed 2:32 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmEast E
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