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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 11' North
Longitude: 115° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.53 meters/second, 1632.7 km/hour, 1014.5 miles/hour or 881.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.91 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1014.45 miwest0° 00' 49.8"0.95 misouth1014.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.4"4.22 miwest0° 20' 00.6"22.93 misouth23.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 45' South
Longitude: 59° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.78 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.47 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.1"988.20 miwest0° 11' 18.4"12.95 minorth988.53 mi
24 hours12° 52' 32.7"880.36 mieast4° 40' 58.8"321.82 minorth941.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto Vallarta *Tue 2:44 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Tue 1:44 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 2:44 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Tue 2:44 PM1750 km1088 miles945 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Tue 2:44 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Tue 2:44 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Tue 2:44 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Tue 2:44 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 12:44 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Tue 2:44 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmEast-northeast ENE
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