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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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 17:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' North, Longitude: 86° 40' 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"958.35 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth958.33 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° 35' 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' 57.7"923.36 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth923.37 mi
24 hours15° 01' 51.8"966.07 mieast0° 48' 51.1"56.02 minorth970.38 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 PM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth S
Playa del Carmen *Mon 12:44 PM215 km134 miles116 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cozumel *Mon 12:44 PM227 km141 miles123 nmSouth S
Merida *Mon 12:44 PM351 km218 miles190 nmWest-southwest WSW
Havana *Mon 1:44 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast E
Chetumal *Mon 12:44 PM479 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San PedroMon 11:44 AM529 km328 miles285 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Orange Walk TownMon 11:44 AM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Key West *Mon 1:44 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
Belize CityMon 11:44 AM580 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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