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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 = Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 6:38:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 99° 02' West

The ground speed is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 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 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.91 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth951.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.0"3.46 miEast0° 00' 20.5"0.39 miSouth3.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' North, Longitude: 165° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 441.85 meters/second, 1590.7 kilometres/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 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' 30.2"16.47 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.2"988.26 miWest0° 09' 16.6"10.63 miNorth988.08 mi
24 hours11° 57' 30.0"814.89 miEast3° 24' 49.2"234.64 miNorth843.47 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 *Sat 1:38 PM35 km22 miles19 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Luis Potosi *Sat 1:38 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
Monterrey *Sat 1:38 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Reynosa *Sat 1:38 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Matamoros *Sat 1:38 PM310 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Sat 1:38 PM345 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Zacatecas *Sat 1:38 PM370 km230 miles200 nmWest W
Leon *Sat 1:38 PM374 km232 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
Aguascalientes *Sat 1:38 PM377 km234 miles203 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fresnillo *Sat 1:38 PM393 km244 miles212 nmWest W

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