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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 = Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:28:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 18:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' North, Longitude: 97° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.49 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"989.36 miWest0° 00' 39.4"0.75 miNorth989.33 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.2"0.56 miWest0° 15' 38.3"17.93 miNorth17.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 100° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.99 meters/second, 1548.0 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.5"961.60 miWest0° 05' 56.8"6.81 miNorth961.38 mi
24 hours11° 34' 17.9"766.37 miEast1° 59' 18.0"136.74 miNorth774.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Oaxaca *Thu 1:28 PM135 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puebla *Thu 1:28 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth N
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:28 PM207 km129 miles112 nmNorthwest NW
Acapulco *Thu 1:28 PM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Thu 1:28 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa María Huatulco *Thu 1:28 PM253 km157 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
Veracruz *Thu 1:28 PM261 km162 miles141 nmNortheast NE
Querétaro *Thu 1:28 PM427 km266 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:28 PM516 km321 miles279 nmEast E
Leon *Thu 1:28 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNorthwest NW

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