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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 18:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 33' North, Longitude: 98° 10' 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"989.43 miwest0° 00' 39.4"0.75 minorth989.40 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.2"0.55 miwest0° 15' 38.3"17.93 minorth17.94 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° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.98 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 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"961.66 miwest0° 05' 56.7"6.81 minorth961.43 mi
24 hours11° 34' 18.2"766.42 mieast1° 59' 15.7"136.71 minorth774.42 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 PM163 km101 miles88 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puebla *Thu 1:28 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth N
Acapulco *Thu 1:28 PM202 km126 miles109 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Thu 1:28 PM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Veracruz *Thu 1:28 PM279 km173 miles151 nmNortheast NE
Querétaro *Thu 1:28 PM410 km255 miles221 nmNorthwest NW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:28 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast E
Leon *Thu 1:28 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:28 PM588 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Colima *Thu 1:28 PM616 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
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