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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 18:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 21' North
Longitude: 98° 57' 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"1000.79 miwest0° 00' 44.2"0.85 misouth1000.82 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 03' South
Longitude: 58° 13' 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"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.9"1002.93 miwest0° 10' 44.6"12.30 misouth1002.89 mi
24 hours11° 21' 50.0"784.16 mieast4° 12' 38.9"289.37 misouth833.28 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 PM197 km122 miles106 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Oaxaca *Sat 1:40 PM305 km190 miles165 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Sat 1:40 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Sat 1:40 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNortheast NE
Querétaro *Sat 1:40 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:40 PM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
Colima *Sat 1:40 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
Leon *Sat 1:40 PM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Sat 1:40 PM751 km467 miles405 nmNorthwest NW
San Luis Potosi *Sat 1:40 PM783 km487 miles423 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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