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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 100° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.68 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"972.07 miwest0° 00' 29.0"0.56 minorth972.05 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.1"1.36 mieast0° 11' 28.6"13.16 minorth13.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' South, Longitude: 172° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.6"1002.11 miwest0° 11' 15.4"12.89 minorth1002.24 mi
24 hours12° 04' 35.8"835.02 mieast4° 28' 48.7"307.85 minorth890.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Querétaro *Thu 1:38 PM25 km16 miles14 nmEast-northeast ENE
Morelia *Thu 1:38 PM105 km65 miles57 nmSouthwest SW
Leon *Thu 1:38 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNorthwest NW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:38 PM189 km118 miles102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mexico City *Thu 1:38 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSoutheast SE
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:38 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
Guadalajara *Thu 1:38 PM287 km178 miles155 nmWest W
Colima *Thu 1:38 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fresnillo *Thu 1:38 PM379 km236 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
Acapulco *Thu 1:38 PM408 km253 miles220 nmSouth S
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