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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

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 48' North
Longitude: 94° 20' 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"963.46 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 misouth963.48 mi
24 hours0° 01' 40.2"1.79 mieast0° 08' 58.6"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 36' South
Longitude: 65° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.26 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' 02.3"921.91 miwest0° 03' 41.8"4.24 minorth922.13 mi
24 hours13° 16' 55.8"848.40 mieast2° 03' 44.6"141.91 minorth866.24 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 PM347 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Merida *Wed 1:22 PM497 km309 miles268 nmEast E
Matamoros *Wed 1:22 PM554 km345 miles299 nmNorthwest NW
Mexico City *Wed 1:22 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Wed 1:22 PM572 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Oaxaca *Wed 1:22 PM581 km361 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Wed 1:22 PM644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:22 PM687 km427 miles371 nmWest W
Chetumal *Wed 1:22 PM728 km453 miles393 nmEast-southeast ESE
Orange Walk TownWed 12:22 PM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
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