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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 = 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 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"951.91 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 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"997.83 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Matamoros *Fri 1:28 PM284 km177 miles154 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
Querétaro *Fri 1:28 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico City *Fri 1:28 PM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Laredo *Fri 1:28 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cuernavaca *Fri 1:28 PM569 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Leon *Fri 1:28 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Aguascalientes *Fri 1:28 PM611 km380 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW

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