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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 Friday, June 20, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 96° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.3 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"951.98 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth951.98 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° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"997.89 miwest0° 10' 29.6"12.02 minorth997.80 mi
24 hours11° 55' 53.8"821.02 mieast3° 58' 50.1"273.57 minorth861.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Matamoros *Fri 1:28 PM276 km172 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Monterrey *Fri 1:28 PM429 km266 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
San Luis Potosi *Fri 1:28 PM445 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
Veracruz *Fri 1:28 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
Querétaro *Fri 1:28 PM481 km299 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Fri 1:28 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Laredo *Fri 1:28 PM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Fri 1:28 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
Aguascalientes *Fri 1:28 PM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fresnillo *Fri 1:28 PM614 km381 miles331 nmWest W
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