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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 7:38:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 19:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 06' North, Longitude: 112° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.90 meters/second, 1558.4 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 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"968.00 miWest0° 00' 25.9"0.50 miSouth968.02 mi
24 hours0° 01' 08.0"1.22 miEast0° 10' 32.9"12.09 miSouth12.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 19:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 46' North, Longitude: 137° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.52 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 868.0 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' 10.8"0.21 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.0"998.76 miWest0° 10' 55.6"12.51 miNorth998.70 mi
24 hours12° 10' 51.3"839.67 miEast4° 09' 10.6"285.38 miNorth883.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Thu 1:38 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 2:38 PM804 km500 miles434 nmEast E
HermosilloThu 12:38 PM907 km564 miles490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:38 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Thu 1:38 PM1086 km675 miles587 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:38 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmEast E
Leon *Thu 2:38 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Thu 2:38 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmEast E
TucsonThu 12:38 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Thu 12:38 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth N

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