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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 Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 96° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.90 meters/second, 1562.1 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.18 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.5"970.33 miwest0° 00' 27.7"0.53 misouth970.36 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.6"0.94 mieast0° 11' 14.2"12.88 misouth12.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' North, Longitude: 178° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.02 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.33 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.4"979.72 miwest0° 08' 10.3"9.36 minorth979.51 mi
24 hours347° 56' 46.5"814.59 miwest2° 54' 39.4"200.14 minorth834.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Veracruz *Sat 1:30 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth S
Mexico City *Sat 1:30 PM341 km212 miles184 nmWest-southwest WSW
Oaxaca *Sat 1:30 PM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth S
Querétaro *Sat 1:30 PM438 km272 miles237 nmWest W
San Luis Potosi *Sat 1:30 PM519 km323 miles280 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:30 PM549 km341 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
Leon *Sat 1:30 PM574 km357 miles310 nmWest W
Matamoros *Sat 1:30 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Acapulco *Sat 1:30 PM585 km363 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
Aguascalientes *Sat 1:30 PM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-northwest WNW
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