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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 = Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 7:22:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 19:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' North, Longitude: 110° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.99 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"952.48 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth952.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.9"3.41 miEast0° 01' 49.2"2.09 miNorth4.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 19:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' South, Longitude: 82° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.30 meters/second, 1491.5 km/hour, 926.8 miles/hour or 805.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.45 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 miNorth15.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.5"926.45 miWest0° 05' 01.3"5.76 miNorth926.74 mi
24 hours13° 07' 46.3"842.63 miEast2° 33' 02.4"175.47 miNorth867.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cabo San Lucas *Thu 1:22 PM66 km41 miles36 nmSoutheast SE
La Paz *Thu 1:22 PM88 km55 miles48 nmNorth N
Mazatlan *Thu 1:22 PM399 km248 miles216 nmEast E
Tepic *Thu 1:22 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 2:22 PM607 km377 miles328 nmEast-southeast ESE
HermosilloThu 12:22 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth N
Chihuahua *Thu 1:22 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:22 PM779 km484 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:22 PM841 km522 miles454 nmEast E
Leon *Thu 2:22 PM924 km574 miles499 nmEast-southeast ESE

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