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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 6:38:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 434.68 meters/second, 1564.8 kilometres/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"972.01 miWest0° 00' 29.0"0.56 miNorth971.98 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.1"1.35 miEast0° 11' 28.7"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° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 kilometres/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"1002.04 miWest0° 11' 15.4"12.89 miNorth1002.17 mi
24 hours12° 04' 36.2"834.97 miEast4° 28' 48.8"307.83 miNorth890.04 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Querétaro *Thu 1:38 PM14 km9 miles8 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Morelia *Thu 1:38 PM124 km77 miles67 nmSouthwest SW
Tizayuca *Thu 1:38 PM158 km98 miles85 nmEast-southeast ESE
Leon *Thu 1:38 PM158 km98 miles85 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ecatepec *Thu 1:38 PM168 km105 miles91 nmSoutheast SE
Pachuca *Thu 1:38 PM170 km106 miles92 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico City *Thu 1:38 PM171 km106 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
Texcoco *Thu 1:38 PM186 km115 miles100 nmSoutheast SE
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:38 PM197 km123 miles106 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:38 PM207 km129 miles112 nmSoutheast SE

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