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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 = Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 6:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 95° 55' 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"970.26 miWest0° 00' 27.7"0.53 miSouth970.29 mi
24 hours0° 00' 52.6"0.95 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° 27' 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"979.66 miWest0° 08' 10.3"9.36 miNorth979.45 mi
24 hours347° 56' 46.5"814.54 miWest2° 54' 41.6"200.16 miNorth834.04 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 PM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth S
Mexico City *Sat 1:30 PM367 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cuernavaca *Sat 1:30 PM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
Oaxaca *Sat 1:30 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Sat 1:30 PM468 km290 miles252 nmWest W
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:30 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
Santa María Huatulco *Sat 1:30 PM547 km340 miles295 nmSouth S
San Luis Potosi *Sat 1:30 PM547 km340 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
Matamoros *Sat 1:30 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Leon *Sat 1:30 PM604 km375 miles326 nmWest W

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