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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 = 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).

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= 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 of the movement is currently 447.45 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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 of the movement is currently 448.37 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.71 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Sat 1:40 PM214 km133 miles116 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
Mexico City *Sat 1:40 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sat 1:40 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Sat 1:40 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:40 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Sat 1:40 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Sat 1:40 PM770 km478 miles416 nmNorthwest NW

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