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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 = Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 7:22:00 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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Total Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 19:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 110° 22' 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"952.75 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth952.75 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.6"3.38 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 Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 69° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.60 meters/second, 1474.6 km/hour, 916.2 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' 37.3"915.89 miWest0° 01' 40.6"1.92 miNorth915.99 mi
24 hours13° 52' 33.1"881.95 miEast1° 19' 48.0"91.52 miNorth890.96 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 PM67 km42 miles36 nmSoutheast SE
La Paz *Wed 1:22 PM92 km57 miles50 nmNorth N
Mazatlan *Wed 1:22 PM405 km251 miles218 nmEast E
Tepic *Wed 1:22 PM599 km372 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puerto Vallarta *Wed 2:22 PM609 km379 miles329 nmEast-southeast ESE
HermosilloWed 12:22 PM640 km398 miles345 nmNorth N
Chihuahua *Wed 1:22 PM729 km453 miles394 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Wed 2:22 PM782 km486 miles422 nmEast-southeast ESE
Aguascalientes *Wed 2:22 PM846 km526 miles457 nmEast E
Leon *Wed 2:22 PM925 km575 miles499 nmEast-southeast ESE

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