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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 6:48:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 06' North, Longitude: 100° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.88 meters/second, 1558.4 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"967.96 miWest0° 00' 25.9"0.50 miSouth967.98 mi
24 hours0° 01' 08.3"1.23 miEast0° 10' 32.2"12.08 miSouth12.14 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 36' North, Longitude: 149° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.61 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 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' 18.7"998.95 miWest0° 10' 57.6"12.55 miNorth998.90 mi
24 hours12° 11' 11.6"840.24 miEast4° 10' 10.5"286.52 miNorth884.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Querétaro *Thu 1:48 PM58 km36 miles31 nmSouth S
San Luis Potosi *Thu 1:48 PM128 km79 miles69 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Thu 1:48 PM128 km80 miles69 nmWest W
Morelia *Thu 1:48 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tizayuca *Thu 1:48 PM208 km129 miles112 nmSoutheast SE
Aguascalientes *Thu 1:48 PM210 km130 miles113 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Thu 1:48 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
Cuernavaca *Thu 1:48 PM274 km170 miles148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Guadalajara *Thu 1:48 PM306 km190 miles165 nmWest W
Fresnillo *Thu 1:48 PM339 km210 miles183 nmNorthwest NW

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