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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 Friday, May 23, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 100° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.13 meters/second, 1562.9 km/hour, 971.1 miles/hour or 843.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.19 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"970.85 miwest0° 00' 28.1"0.54 minorth970.83 mi
24 hours0° 01' 23.1"1.50 mieast0° 11' 07.4"12.75 minorth12.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 23, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 44' North, Longitude: 160° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.88 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.5"1001.88 miwest0° 11' 02.2"12.64 minorth1001.88 mi
24 hours11° 59' 37.4"828.73 mieast4° 16' 59.2"294.33 minorth877.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Querétaro *Fri 1:38 PM22 km14 miles12 nmEast-southeast ESE
Morelia *Fri 1:38 PM124 km77 miles67 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Leon *Fri 1:38 PM128 km80 miles69 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Luis Potosi *Fri 1:38 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mexico City *Fri 1:38 PM205 km128 miles111 nmSoutheast SE
Aguascalientes *Fri 1:38 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
Guadalajara *Fri 1:38 PM288 km179 miles155 nmWest W
Fresnillo *Fri 1:38 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNorthwest NW
Colima *Fri 1:38 PM364 km226 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
Acapulco *Fri 1:38 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth S
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