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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 = Wednesday, July 16, 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 Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 17' North, Longitude: 97° 58' West

The ground speed is currently 432.38 meters/second, 1556.6 kilometres/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.5 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"16.12 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"966.84 miWest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 miSouth966.86 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° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 kilometres/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 28.4"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.7"1001.32 miWest0° 11' 37.6"13.31 miNorth1001.40 mi
24 hours12° 25' 11.3"859.09 miEast4° 32' 39.3"312.23 miNorth913.21 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
Pachuca *Wed 1:38 PM152 km94 miles82 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tizayuca *Wed 1:38 PM191 km118 miles103 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Texcoco *Wed 1:38 PM218 km135 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ecatepec *Wed 1:38 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Wed 1:38 PM238 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Vicente Guerrero *Wed 1:38 PM240 km149 miles129 nmSouth S
Puebla *Wed 1:38 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
Querétaro *Wed 1:38 PM264 km164 miles142 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cuernavaca *Wed 1:38 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ciudad Victoria *Wed 1:38 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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