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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 Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 95° 44' 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"968.01 miwest0° 00' 25.9"0.50 misouth968.04 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° 24' 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"999.09 miwest0° 10' 58.3"12.57 minorth999.04 mi
24 hours12° 11' 19.3"840.51 mieast4° 10' 32.9"286.97 minorth885.14 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 PM218 km135 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Thu 1:28 PM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Oaxaca *Thu 1:28 PM460 km286 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Thu 1:28 PM489 km304 miles264 nmWest W
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:28 PM555 km345 miles300 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Thu 1:28 PM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Matamoros *Thu 1:28 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Thu 1:28 PM620 km385 miles335 nmWest W
Merida *Thu 1:28 PM635 km395 miles343 nmEast E
Acapulco *Thu 1:28 PM647 km402 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
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