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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 18:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 101° 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' 28.8"0.55 minorth3.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 35' North, Longitude: 167° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 44.8"1002.37 miwest0° 11' 12.9"12.84 minorth1002.40 mi
24 hours12° 00' 56.8"830.88 mieast4° 21' 44.3"299.76 minorth881.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fresnillo *Thu 1:48 PM100 km62 miles54 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:48 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:48 PM179 km111 miles96 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saltillo *Thu 1:48 PM240 km149 miles130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Thu 1:48 PM251 km156 miles136 nmSouth S
Monterrey *Thu 1:48 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 1:48 PM339 km211 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Thu 1:48 PM352 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Tepic *Thu 12:48 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
Mazatlan *Thu 12:48 PM460 km286 miles248 nmWest W
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