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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 Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 51' North, Longitude: 135° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.67 meters/second, 1550.4 km/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.6"963.06 miwest0° 00' 21.6"0.42 minorth963.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 10.0"2.32 mieast0° 08' 30.4"9.75 minorth10.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 81° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.92 meters/second, 1490.1 km/hour, 925.9 miles/hour or 804.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"15.43 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 32.8"925.62 miwest0° 05' 59.9"6.88 minorth925.98 mi
24 hours11° 49' 46.5"755.65 mieast2° 51' 20.0"196.47 minorth788.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Jose *Sun 2:00 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:00 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 2:00 PM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 2:00 PM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Sun 2:00 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSun 11:00 AM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmWest W
Sacramento *Sun 2:00 PM2309 km1434 miles1247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sun 2:00 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:00 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 2:00 PM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmEast-northeast ENE
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