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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 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 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"952.49 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 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"925.83 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Matamoros *Thu 1:22 PM355 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
Veracruz *Thu 1:22 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth S
Monterrey *Thu 1:22 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Thu 1:22 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSouthwest SW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:22 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
Querétaro *Thu 1:22 PM607 km377 miles328 nmWest-southwest WSW
Laredo *Thu 1:22 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:22 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
Merida *Thu 1:22 PM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-southeast ESE
Leon *Thu 1:22 PM701 km435 miles378 nmWest-southwest WSW
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