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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 = Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 6:22:00 PM.

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Total Eclipse In Progress - Yellow or Red Shaded Areas on the Map

  • The map shows the June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse in progress.
  • The yellow area on the map shows where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is not visible to anyone on earth.

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 Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 95° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 426.12 meters/second, 1534.0 kilometres/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.76 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth952.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.38 miEast0° 02' 14.9"2.58 miNorth4.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' South, Longitude: 83° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 409.50 meters/second, 1474.2 kilometres/hour, 916.0 miles/hour or 796.0 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' 24.5"15.27 miWest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 miNorth15.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.5"915.67 miWest0° 01' 31.5"1.75 miNorth915.76 mi
24 hours13° 54' 05.3"883.41 miEast1° 16' 25.9"87.66 miNorth891.86 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
Matamoros *Wed 1:22 PM355 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
Ciudad Victoria *Wed 1:22 PM387 km241 miles209 nmWest W
Reynosa *Wed 1:22 PM425 km264 miles230 nmNorthwest NW
Veracruz *Wed 1:22 PM463 km287 miles250 nmSouth S
Puebla *Wed 1:22 PM556 km346 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Texcoco *Wed 1:22 PM557 km346 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
Ecatepec *Wed 1:22 PM562 km349 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
Monterrey *Wed 1:22 PM566 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Wed 1:22 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:22 PM590 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW

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