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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 21' North
Longitude: 95° 36' West

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.56 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 minorth952.56 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 00' South
Longitude: 97° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.03 meters/second, 1490.5 km/hour, 926.2 miles/hour or 804.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"925.91 miwest0° 04' 53.7"5.62 minorth926.19 mi
24 hours13° 09' 49.6"844.41 mieast2° 30' 21.5"172.41 minorth868.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Matamoros *Thu 1:22 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNorthwest NW
Veracruz *Thu 1:22 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth S
Monterrey *Thu 1:22 PM543 km338 miles293 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:22 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Thu 1:22 PM569 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
Querétaro *Thu 1:22 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Laredo *Thu 1:22 PM606 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
Merida *Thu 1:22 PM671 km417 miles362 nmEast-southeast ESE
Leon *Thu 1:22 PM674 km419 miles364 nmWest-southwest WSW
Oaxaca *Thu 1:22 PM706 km439 miles381 nmSouth S
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