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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6:58:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 18:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 01' North, Longitude: 105° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 430.17 meters/second, 1548.6 kilometres/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.04 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.4"961.87 miWest0° 00' 20.5"0.39 miNorth961.85 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.4"2.47 miEast0° 08' 03.1"9.23 miNorth9.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 31, 2013 at 18:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 11' South, Longitude: 166° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 448.18 meters/second, 1613.4 kilometres/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"1002.48 miWest0° 11' 25.9"13.09 miNorth1002.65 mi
24 hours11° 26' 35.9"790.32 miEast4° 32' 58.3"312.59 miNorth850.74 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tepic *Fri 12:58 PM59 km37 miles32 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ixtlán del Río *Fri 12:58 PM130 km81 miles70 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Punta Mita *Fri 1:58 PM145 km90 miles79 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puerto Vallarta *Fri 1:58 PM157 km97 miles85 nmSouth S
Mazatlan *Fri 12:58 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorthwest NW
Durango *Fri 1:58 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Fri 1:58 PM232 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
Fresnillo *Fri 1:58 PM260 km161 miles140 nmEast-northeast ENE
Zacatecas *Fri 1:58 PM269 km167 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Fri 1:58 PM286 km178 miles155 nmEast E

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