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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 = Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 7:44:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 11' North, Longitude: 115° 11' 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"1014.38 miWest0° 00' 49.8"0.95 miSouth1014.41 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.3"4.22 miWest0° 20' 00.6"22.92 miSouth23.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 59° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.78 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 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' 11.0"988.12 miWest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 miNorth988.45 mi
24 hours12° 52' 34.1"880.32 miEast4° 40' 58.0"321.79 miNorth941.55 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 PM1412 km878 miles763 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Tue 1:44 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 2:44 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Tue 2:44 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Tue 2:44 PM1740 km1081 miles939 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Tue 2:44 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmNortheast NE
San Luis Potosi *Tue 2:44 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Tue 2:44 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 12:44 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Tue 2:44 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmEast-northeast ENE

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