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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° 18' 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"970.78 miwest0° 00' 28.1"0.54 minorth970.76 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° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 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"1001.81 miwest0° 11' 02.3"12.64 minorth1001.81 mi
24 hours11° 59' 37.5"828.68 mieast4° 16' 59.9"294.32 minorth877.28 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 PM13 km8 miles7 nmSouthwest SW
Morelia *Fri 1:38 PM141 km88 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
Leon *Fri 1:38 PM155 km96 miles84 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tizayuca *Fri 1:38 PM166 km103 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Luis Potosi *Fri 1:38 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mexico City *Fri 1:38 PM184 km115 miles100 nmSoutheast SE
Cuernavaca *Fri 1:38 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Aguascalientes *Fri 1:38 PM245 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
Guadalajara *Fri 1:38 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest W
Fresnillo *Fri 1:38 PM384 km238 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
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