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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 7:38:00 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).

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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° 12' 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"952.07 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth952.07 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° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.35 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' 00.1"1000.63 miWest0° 11' 23.4"13.04 miNorth1000.80 mi
24 hours12° 14' 20.4"845.57 miEast4° 32' 22.3"311.90 miNorth901.97 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 PM707 km439 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Wed 1:38 PM796 km494 miles430 nmEast E
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 2:38 PM976 km606 miles527 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chihuahua *Wed 1:38 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
TucsonWed 12:38 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 12:38 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth N
Tijuana *Wed 12:38 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Diego *Wed 12:38 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PhoenixWed 12:38 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Wed 2:38 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmEast-southeast ESE

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