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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 = Monday, June 4, 2012 at 5:44:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 17:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' North, Longitude: 86° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.57 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.98 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"958.28 miWest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 miNorth958.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.2"2.83 miEast0° 06' 24.6"7.35 miNorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 43' South, Longitude: 97° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.89 meters/second, 1486.4 km/hour, 923.6 miles/hour or 802.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.39 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.39 mi
1 hour14° 21' 57.6"923.29 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth923.30 mi
24 hours15° 01' 53.1"966.02 miEast0° 48' 46.9"55.94 miNorth970.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cancún *Mon 12:44 PM160 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Playa del Carmen *Mon 12:44 PM223 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cozumel *Mon 12:44 PM232 km144 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pinar del Río *Mon 1:44 PM277 km172 miles150 nmEast E
Merida *Mon 12:44 PM377 km234 miles203 nmWest-southwest WSW
Havana *Mon 1:44 PM418 km260 miles226 nmEast E
Chetumal *Mon 12:44 PM490 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Key West *Mon 1:44 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
San PedroMon 11:44 AM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Orange Walk TownMon 11:44 AM543 km338 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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