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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 19:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 114° 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"952.14 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth952.14 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.9"3.46 mieast0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth3.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 19:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 48' South, Longitude: 143° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.2"1000.71 miwest0° 11' 23.4"13.04 minorth1000.87 mi
24 hours12° 14' 19.4"845.62 mieast4° 32' 22.0"311.92 minorth902.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloWed 12:38 PM718 km446 miles388 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Wed 1:38 PM825 km512 miles445 nmEast E
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 2:38 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chihuahua *Wed 1:38 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Wed 12:38 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmNorth N
TucsonWed 12:38 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tijuana *Wed 12:38 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Diego *Wed 12:38 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PhoenixWed 12:38 PM1137 km706 miles614 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Wed 2:38 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmEast-southeast ESE
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