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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 19:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 115° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.66 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"972.02 miwest0° 00' 29.0"0.56 minorth972.00 mi
24 hours0° 01' 15.6"1.36 mieast0° 11' 27.8"13.14 minorth13.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 19:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' South, Longitude: 172° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.04 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 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 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 37.0"1002.23 miwest0° 11' 15.6"12.90 minorth1002.36 mi
24 hours347° 55' 46.9"834.66 miwest4° 28' 35.5"307.60 minorth889.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Thu 1:38 PM997 km619 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:38 PM1060 km659 miles572 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 2:38 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Thu 2:38 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Thu 1:38 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 12:38 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Thu 12:38 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth N
San Diego *Thu 12:38 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
TucsonThu 12:38 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:38 PM1390 km864 miles750 nmEast E
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