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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 = Thursday, July 17, 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 95° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.87 meters/second, 1558.3 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.14 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"967.94 miWest0° 00' 25.9"0.49 miSouth967.97 mi
24 hours0° 01' 08.3"1.23 miEast0° 10' 31.9"12.08 miSouth12.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 33' North, Longitude: 154° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.64 meters/second, 1607.9 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.65 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 18.4"999.03 miWest0° 10' 58.3"12.57 miNorth998.98 mi
24 hours12° 11' 19.8"840.47 miEast4° 10' 34.2"286.97 miNorth885.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Veracruz *Thu 1:28 PM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Thu 1:28 PM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:28 PM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-southwest WSW
Oaxaca *Thu 1:28 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Thu 1:28 PM518 km322 miles280 nmWest W
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:28 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Matamoros *Thu 1:28 PM567 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:28 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santa María Huatulco *Thu 1:28 PM592 km368 miles319 nmSouth S
Merida *Thu 1:28 PM606 km377 miles327 nmEast E

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