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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 = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 6:48:00 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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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: 102° 52' 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"992.23 miWest0° 00' 40.9"0.78 miNorth992.20 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° 14' 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"988.02 miWest0° 09' 14.8"10.59 miNorth987.82 mi
24 hours11° 15' 17.8"765.15 miEast3° 25' 22.1"235.28 miNorth795.97 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 PM263 km163 miles142 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Acapulco *Tue 1:48 PM319 km198 miles172 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Tue 1:48 PM408 km253 miles220 nmNorth N
Cuernavaca *Tue 1:48 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Tue 1:48 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Tue 1:48 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Tue 1:48 PM474 km294 miles256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 1:48 PM477 km296 miles257 nmNortheast NE
Tepic *Tue 12:48 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Aguascalientes *Tue 1:48 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth N

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