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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 = Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 6:40:00 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 Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' North, Longitude: 98° 40' West

The ground speed is currently 447.45 meters/second, 1610.8 kilometres/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 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° 15' 00.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.8"1000.72 miWest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 miSouth1000.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.5"2.68 miWest0° 17' 50.9"20.45 miSouth20.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 57° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 448.37 meters/second, 1614.1 kilometres/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 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' 32.0"16.71 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 miSouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.9"1002.86 miWest0° 10' 44.6"12.30 miSouth1002.83 mi
24 hours11° 21' 49.0"784.08 miEast4° 12' 39.4"289.36 miSouth833.21 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
Acapulco *Sat 1:40 PM212 km131 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
Santa María Huatulco *Sat 1:40 PM258 km160 miles139 nmEast-northeast ENE
Oaxaca *Sat 1:40 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNortheast NE
Cuernavaca *Sat 1:40 PM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth N
Puebla *Sat 1:40 PM413 km256 miles223 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Sat 1:40 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth N
Texcoco *Sat 1:40 PM461 km287 miles249 nmNorth N
Ecatepec *Sat 1:40 PM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sat 1:40 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Sat 1:40 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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