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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 = Monday, June 16, 2014 at 6:48:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 22' North, Longitude: 101° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.97 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"952.44 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miNorth952.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.0"3.43 miEast0° 01' 43.1"1.97 miNorth3.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 16, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 33' South, Longitude: 129° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.53 meters/second, 1575.1 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.31 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.8"978.59 miWest0° 09' 39.1"11.06 miNorth978.93 mi
24 hours13° 10' 09.2"892.51 miEast4° 07' 28.7"283.48 miNorth941.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fresnillo *Mon 1:48 PM110 km69 miles60 nmWest W
San Luis Potosi *Mon 1:48 PM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Aguascalientes *Mon 1:48 PM171 km106 miles93 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saltillo *Mon 1:48 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Mon 1:48 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
Monterrey *Mon 1:48 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Mon 1:48 PM338 km210 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Mon 1:48 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Tepic *Mon 12:48 PM378 km235 miles204 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto Vallarta *Mon 1:48 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouthwest SW

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