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Day and Night World Map

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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 19:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 19' North
Longitude: 110° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 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"952.82 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.81 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.39 mieast0° 02' 13.9"2.56 minorth4.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 19:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 15' South
Longitude: 68° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.60 meters/second, 1474.6 km/hour, 916.3 miles/hour or 796.2 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' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 37.4"915.96 miwest0° 01' 40.8"1.93 minorth916.06 mi
24 hours13° 52' 31.3"881.98 mieast1° 19' 51.8"91.60 minorth891.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cabo San Lucas *Wed 1:22 PM89 km56 miles48 nmEast-southeast ESE
La Paz *Wed 1:22 PM99 km61 miles53 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Wed 1:22 PM433 km269 miles234 nmEast E
Tepic *Wed 1:22 PM626 km389 miles338 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 2:22 PM634 km394 miles343 nmEast-southeast ESE
HermosilloWed 12:22 PM638 km396 miles344 nmNorth N
Chihuahua *Wed 1:22 PM745 km463 miles403 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Wed 2:22 PM809 km503 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
Aguascalientes *Wed 2:22 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast E
Leon *Wed 2:22 PM953 km592 miles514 nmEast-southeast ESE
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