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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 Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 17' North, Longitude: 98° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.38 meters/second, 1556.6 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.12 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"966.91 miwest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 misouth966.93 mi
24 hours0° 01' 16.0"1.36 mieast0° 10' 10.5"11.67 misouth11.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 02' North, Longitude: 139° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.7"1001.39 miwest0° 11' 37.6"13.32 minorth1001.47 mi
24 hours12° 25' 10.5"859.13 mieast4° 32' 38.5"312.24 minorth913.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mexico City *Wed 1:38 PM225 km140 miles121 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Wed 1:38 PM236 km147 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
Puebla *Wed 1:38 PM247 km153 miles133 nmSouth S
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:38 PM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-northwest WNW
Veracruz *Wed 1:38 PM318 km198 miles172 nmSoutheast SE
Leon *Wed 1:38 PM358 km223 miles193 nmWest W
Aguascalientes *Wed 1:38 PM424 km264 miles229 nmWest W
Oaxaca *Wed 1:38 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Matamoros *Wed 1:38 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth N
Fresnillo *Wed 1:38 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
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