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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 18:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' North, Longitude: 103° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.68 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"992.30 miwest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 minorth992.27 mi
24 hours0° 00' 47.3"0.87 miwest0° 16' 13.1"18.59 minorth18.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' North, Longitude: 128° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.75 meters/second, 1590.3 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.7"988.08 miwest0° 09' 14.8"10.59 minorth987.88 mi
24 hours11° 15' 18.2"765.20 mieast3° 25' 20.6"235.27 minorth796.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Colima *Tue 1:48 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Acapulco *Tue 1:48 PM343 km213 miles185 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Tue 1:48 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth N
Puerto Vallarta *Tue 1:48 PM455 km283 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Tue 1:48 PM484 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Tue 1:48 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Tue 1:48 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tepic *Tue 12:48 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Aguascalientes *Tue 1:48 PM543 km337 miles293 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Tue 1:48 PM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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