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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It indicates which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, May 22, 2017 at 19:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 32' North
Longitude: 112° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.51 meters/second, 1564.2 km/hour, 972.0 miles/hour or 844.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.20 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.8"971.70 miwest0° 00' 28.7"0.55 minorth971.67 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.2"1.41 mieast0° 11' 22.1"13.04 minorth13.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 22, 2017 at 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 02' North
Longitude: 152° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.38 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.5 miles/hour or 867.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.4"998.46 miwest0° 11' 41.9"13.40 minorth998.43 mi
24 hours13° 01' 32.3"898.83 mieast4° 35' 08.6"315.14 minorth949.18 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 *Mon 1:24 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Mon 1:24 PM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Mon 2:24 PM717 km446 miles387 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Mon 2:24 PM914 km568 miles493 nmEast E
Fresnillo *Mon 2:24 PM999 km621 miles539 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Mon 2:24 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Mon 1:24 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Mon 2:24 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Mon 2:24 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmEast E
TucsonMon 12:24 PM1299 km807 miles702 nmNorth N

Symbols

* means the time shown has been adjusted for daylight saving time(DST) or summer time
(9 places listed).
Mon means Monday, May 22, 2017 (10 places listed).
km means kilometers from origin.
miles means miles from origin.
nm means nautical miles from origin.
All numbers are air distances – as the crow flies.

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