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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 6:38:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 99° 12' West

The ground speed is currently 425.81 meters/second, 1532.9 kilometres/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"952.08 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth952.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.46 miEast0° 00' 53.9"1.03 miNorth3.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' South, Longitude: 157° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 447.26 meters/second, 1610.1 kilometres/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.6"1000.42 miWest0° 11' 23.0"13.04 miNorth1000.59 mi
24 hours12° 15' 07.2"846.33 miEast4° 32' 32.1"312.09 miNorth902.85 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad Victoria *Wed 1:38 PM37 km23 miles20 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:38 PM230 km143 miles124 nmSouthwest SW
Monterrey *Wed 1:38 PM276 km172 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Reynosa *Wed 1:38 PM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Matamoros *Wed 1:38 PM321 km200 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Wed 1:38 PM336 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Zacatecas *Wed 1:38 PM353 km220 miles191 nmWest W
Leon *Wed 1:38 PM360 km224 miles194 nmSouthwest SW
Aguascalientes *Wed 1:38 PM360 km224 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fresnillo *Wed 1:38 PM376 km234 miles203 nmWest W

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