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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 = Wednesday, June 18, 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 Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 101° 42' 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"952.08 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth952.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.9"3.46 miEast0° 00' 53.7"1.03 miNorth3.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 57' South, Longitude: 155° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 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' 58.1"1000.46 miWest0° 11' 23.1"13.04 miNorth1000.63 mi
24 hours12° 14' 59.3"846.21 miEast4° 32' 30.7"312.06 miNorth902.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fresnillo *Wed 1:48 PM122 km76 miles66 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:48 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Aguascalientes *Wed 1:48 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saltillo *Wed 1:48 PM234 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Wed 1:48 PM253 km157 miles137 nmSouth S
Monterrey *Wed 1:48 PM288 km179 miles156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Wed 1:48 PM340 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Guadalajara *Wed 1:48 PM348 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tepic *Wed 12:48 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 1:48 PM479 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW

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