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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 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 99° 22' 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' 04.2"0.08 minorth3.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' North, Longitude: 178° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 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"997.84 miwest0° 10' 29.2"12.01 minorth997.75 mi
24 hours11° 55' 53.3"820.97 mieast3° 58' 38.1"273.34 minorth861.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Luis Potosi *Fri 1:38 PM217 km135 miles117 nmSouthwest SW
Monterrey *Fri 1:38 PM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Matamoros *Fri 1:38 PM329 km204 miles178 nmNortheast NE
Querétaro *Fri 1:38 PM332 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Leon *Fri 1:38 PM347 km216 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
Aguascalientes *Fri 1:38 PM348 km216 miles188 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fresnillo *Fri 1:38 PM359 km223 miles194 nmWest W
Mexico City *Fri 1:38 PM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth S
Laredo *Fri 1:38 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Fri 1:38 PM512 km318 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
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