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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, June 16, 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' North, Longitude: 95° 19' West

The ground speed is currently 426.00 meters/second, 1533.6 kilometres/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.49 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth952.49 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.9"3.41 miEast0° 01' 50.3"2.11 miNorth4.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 00' South, Longitude: 97° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 414.03 meters/second, 1490.5 kilometres/hour, 926.2 miles/hour or 804.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.44 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miNorth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.8"925.83 miWest0° 04' 53.6"5.61 miNorth926.12 mi
24 hours13° 09' 52.0"844.38 miEast2° 30' 18.6"172.34 miNorth868.79 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Matamoros *Thu 1:22 PM355 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad Victoria *Thu 1:22 PM392 km244 miles212 nmWest W
Reynosa *Thu 1:22 PM426 km265 miles230 nmNorthwest NW
Veracruz *Thu 1:22 PM468 km291 miles252 nmSouth S
Puebla *Thu 1:22 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Texcoco *Thu 1:22 PM564 km350 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
Monterrey *Thu 1:22 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ecatepec *Thu 1:22 PM569 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Thu 1:22 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSouthwest SW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:22 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW

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