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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 19:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 06' North, Longitude: 113° 14' 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"968.07 miwest0° 00' 25.9"0.50 misouth968.09 mi
24 hours0° 01' 08.0"1.22 mieast0° 10' 32.9"12.10 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° 30' 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"998.82 miwest0° 10' 55.5"12.51 minorth998.76 mi
24 hours12° 10' 51.0"839.71 mieast4° 09' 09.2"285.38 minorth883.79 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 PM740 km460 miles400 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 2:38 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast E
HermosilloThu 12:38 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:38 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Thu 1:38 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:38 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmEast E
Leon *Thu 2:38 PM1197 km744 miles647 nmEast E
TucsonThu 12:38 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Thu 2:38 PM1274 km791 miles688 nmEast E
Mexicali *Thu 12:38 PM1297 km806 miles701 nmNorth N
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