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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 = Friday, June 20, 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 Friday, June 20, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 96° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 kilometres/hour, 952.3 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"951.91 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth951.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.47 miEast0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miNorth3.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' North, Longitude: 175° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 kilometres/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 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' 30.0"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 07.4"997.83 miWest0° 10' 29.7"12.02 miNorth997.74 mi
24 hours11° 55' 53.9"820.97 miEast3° 58' 51.5"273.58 miNorth861.94 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 *Fri 1:28 PM262 km163 miles142 nmWest W
Matamoros *Fri 1:28 PM284 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Reynosa *Fri 1:28 PM340 km211 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Monterrey *Fri 1:28 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
Veracruz *Fri 1:28 PM471 km293 miles254 nmSouth S
San Luis Potosi *Fri 1:28 PM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Texcoco *Fri 1:28 PM495 km308 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ecatepec *Fri 1:28 PM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Fri 1:28 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSouthwest SW
Puebla *Fri 1:28 PM514 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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