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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 = Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:38:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 20' 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"16.20 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"971.95 miWest0° 00' 29.0"0.56 miNorth971.93 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: 173° 04' 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 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 37.0"1002.16 miWest0° 11' 15.6"12.89 miNorth1002.29 mi
24 hours347° 55' 46.4"834.61 miWest4° 28' 35.8"307.58 miNorth889.52 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 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 12:38 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 2:38 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Thu 2:38 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Thu 1:38 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 12:38 PM1345 km836 miles727 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Thu 12:38 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:38 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast E
San Diego *Thu 12:38 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmNorth N
TucsonThu 12:38 PM1370 km852 miles740 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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