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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 areas 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 is currently 433.90 meters/second, 1562.1 kilometres/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 438.02 meters/second, 1576.9 kilometres/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Veracruz *Sat 1:30 PM173 km108 miles94 nmSouth S
Puebla *Sat 1:30 PM305 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
Texcoco *Sat 1:30 PM340 km211 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW
Ecatepec *Sat 1:30 PM352 km219 miles190 nmWest-southwest WSW
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
Ciudad Victoria *Sat 1:30 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 1:30 PM532 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE

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