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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 Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 18:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 95° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.12 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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"952.83 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.82 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° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.50 meters/second, 1474.2 km/hour, 916.0 miles/hour or 796.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"915.74 miwest0° 01' 31.7"1.75 minorth915.82 mi
24 hours13° 54' 03.6"883.44 mieast1° 16' 29.7"87.73 minorth891.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Matamoros *Wed 1:22 PM339 km210 miles183 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Veracruz *Wed 1:22 PM461 km286 miles249 nmSouth S
Monterrey *Wed 1:22 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Luis Potosi *Wed 1:22 PM562 km349 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Wed 1:22 PM562 km349 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
Querétaro *Wed 1:22 PM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-southwest WSW
Laredo *Wed 1:22 PM606 km376 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
Leon *Wed 1:22 PM667 km415 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
Merida *Wed 1:22 PM674 km419 miles364 nmEast-southeast ESE
Oaxaca *Wed 1:22 PM701 km436 miles378 nmSouth S
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