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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 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 99° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.81 meters/second, 1532.9 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 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' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"952.15 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth952.14 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.8"3.46 mieast0° 00' 53.8"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° 38' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.6"1000.49 miwest0° 11' 23.1"13.04 minorth1000.66 mi
24 hours12° 15' 06.2"846.38 mieast4° 32' 32.1"312.11 minorth902.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:38 PM207 km129 miles112 nmSouthwest SW
Monterrey *Wed 1:38 PM266 km165 miles144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Querétaro *Wed 1:38 PM327 km203 miles176 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Aguascalientes *Wed 1:38 PM337 km210 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
Matamoros *Wed 1:38 PM337 km210 miles182 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Wed 1:38 PM338 km210 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
Fresnillo *Wed 1:38 PM347 km216 miles188 nmWest W
Mexico City *Wed 1:38 PM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
Laredo *Wed 1:38 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Wed 1:38 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW
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