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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 = Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 5:48:00 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 Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 86° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.09 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.71 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miNorth952.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.5"3.40 miEast0° 02' 09.0"2.47 miNorth4.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 17:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 09' South, Longitude: 130° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.36 meters/second, 1549.3 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.04 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.5"962.50 miWest0° 07' 31.8"8.63 miNorth962.82 mi
24 hours13° 46' 31.5"919.82 miEast3° 25' 52.1"235.88 miNorth956.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cancún *Sun 12:48 PM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth S
Playa del Carmen *Sun 12:48 PM299 km186 miles162 nmSouth S
Pinar del Río *Sun 1:48 PM340 km211 miles184 nmEast-southeast ESE
Merida *Sun 12:48 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
Havana *Sun 1:48 PM461 km286 miles249 nmEast E
Key West *Sun 1:48 PM536 km333 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
Chetumal *Sun 12:48 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Naples *Sun 1:48 PM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-northeast ENE
Orange Walk TownSun 11:48 AM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San PedroSun 11:48 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth S

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