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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 Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 96° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.76 meters/second, 1532.7 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"952.04 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth952.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 mieast0° 00' 29.1"0.56 minorth3.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 172° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.11 meters/second, 1613.2 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' 44.4"1002.39 miwest0° 11' 13.3"12.85 minorth1002.43 mi
24 hours347° 58' 55.4"831.05 miwest4° 21' 58.8"300.04 minorth882.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Matamoros *Thu 1:28 PM276 km172 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Monterrey *Thu 1:28 PM425 km264 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:28 PM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
Veracruz *Thu 1:28 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
Querétaro *Thu 1:28 PM477 km296 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Thu 1:28 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Laredo *Thu 1:28 PM523 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Thu 1:28 PM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:28 PM579 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fresnillo *Thu 1:28 PM608 km378 miles328 nmWest W
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