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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 = Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 5:38:00 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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 84° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.76 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.98 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth951.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 miEast0° 00' 30.0"0.57 miNorth3.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 17:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 22' North, Longitude: 175° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.71 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.0"1002.37 miWest0° 11' 14.2"12.87 miNorth1002.41 mi
24 hours12° 01' 24.9"831.45 miEast4° 22' 35.0"300.70 miNorth882.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pinar del Río *Thu 1:38 PM121 km75 miles65 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Havana *Thu 1:38 PM185 km115 miles100 nmEast E
Key West *Thu 1:38 PM273 km169 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cancún *Thu 12:38 PM374 km233 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
Naples *Thu 1:38 PM384 km238 miles207 nmNortheast NE
Cape Coral *Thu 1:38 PM412 km256 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Playa del Carmen *Thu 12:38 PM432 km269 miles233 nmSouthwest SW
Santa Clara *Thu 1:38 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hialeah *Thu 1:38 PM476 km295 miles257 nmNortheast NE
Miami *Thu 1:38 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE

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