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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 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 19:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 114° 09' 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"951.97 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth951.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 miEast0° 00' 28.0"0.54 miNorth3.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 19:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' North, Longitude: 155° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 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"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.9"1002.24 miWest0° 11' 11.9"12.82 miNorth1002.27 mi
24 hours12° 00' 38.1"830.40 miEast4° 21' 08.6"299.06 miNorth880.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloThu 12:38 PM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Thu 1:38 PM790 km491 miles427 nmEast E
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 2:38 PM971 km603 miles524 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chihuahua *Thu 1:38 PM993 km617 miles536 nmNortheast NE
TucsonThu 12:38 PM1025 km637 miles553 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 12:38 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmNorth N
Tijuana *Thu 12:38 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Diego *Thu 12:38 PM1071 km666 miles579 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PhoenixThu 12:38 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Thu 2:38 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmEast-southeast ESE

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