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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 areas 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 6:28:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 39' West

The ground speed is currently 425.76 meters/second, 1532.7 kilometres/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"951.97 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth951.97 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° 34' East

The ground speed is currently 448.11 meters/second, 1613.2 kilometres/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 44.3"1002.32 miWest0° 11' 13.3"12.85 miNorth1002.36 mi
24 hours347° 58' 54.9"831.00 miWest4° 21' 59.5"300.03 miNorth881.96 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad Victoria *Thu 1:28 PM257 km160 miles139 nmWest W
Matamoros *Thu 1:28 PM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Reynosa *Thu 1:28 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Monterrey *Thu 1:28 PM448 km279 miles242 nmNorthwest NW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:28 PM466 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
Veracruz *Thu 1:28 PM471 km293 miles254 nmSouth S
Texcoco *Thu 1:28 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ecatepec *Thu 1:28 PM493 km307 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Thu 1:28 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
Puebla *Thu 1:28 PM511 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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