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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 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 06' North, Longitude: 98° 14' 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"968.02 miwest0° 00' 25.9"0.50 misouth968.04 mi
24 hours0° 01' 08.3"1.23 mieast0° 10' 32.0"12.08 misouth12.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 35' North, Longitude: 151° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 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' 18.6"999.05 miwest0° 10' 57.9"12.56 minorth999.00 mi
24 hours12° 11' 15.2"840.40 mieast4° 10' 21.0"286.74 minorth884.95 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 *Thu 1:38 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puebla *Thu 1:38 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth S
Querétaro *Thu 1:38 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
Veracruz *Thu 1:38 PM303 km188 miles164 nmSoutheast SE
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:38 PM307 km191 miles166 nmWest-northwest WNW
Leon *Thu 1:38 PM360 km224 miles195 nmWest W
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:38 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
Oaxaca *Thu 1:38 PM475 km295 miles256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Acapulco *Thu 1:38 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fresnillo *Thu 1:38 PM530 km330 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
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