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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 = Wednesday, July 13, 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 48' North, Longitude: 94° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.84 meters/second, 1551.0 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.06 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.7"963.39 miWest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 miSouth963.41 mi
24 hours0° 01' 40.2"1.79 miEast0° 08' 58.5"10.29 miSouth10.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 65° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.25 meters/second, 1484.1 km/hour, 922.2 miles/hour or 801.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.37 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miNorth15.37 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.2"921.84 miWest0° 03' 41.7"4.24 miNorth922.06 mi
24 hours13° 16' 57.6"848.36 miEast2° 03' 41.4"141.83 miNorth866.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Veracruz *Wed 1:22 PM360 km224 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
Merida *Wed 1:22 PM469 km291 miles253 nmEast E
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Wed 1:22 PM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
Matamoros *Wed 1:22 PM571 km355 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico City *Wed 1:22 PM591 km367 miles319 nmWest-southwest WSW
Oaxaca *Wed 1:22 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cuernavaca *Wed 1:22 PM626 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
Querétaro *Wed 1:22 PM672 km418 miles363 nmWest W
Santa María Huatulco *Wed 1:22 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Chetumal *Wed 1:22 PM703 km437 miles380 nmEast-southeast ESE

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