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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, May 18, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 136° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.06 meters/second, 1573.4 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.30 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.5"977.42 miwest0° 00' 32.7"0.62 minorth977.39 mi
24 hours0° 00' 40.0"0.72 mieast0° 12' 54.4"14.80 minorth14.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 24' South, Longitude: 63° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 408.82 meters/second, 1471.7 km/hour, 914.5 miles/hour or 794.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.24 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.24 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.3"914.20 miwest0° 00' 17.9"0.34 misouth914.18 mi
24 hours14° 12' 36.1"902.30 mieast0° 35' 11.6"40.37 minorth905.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 11:02 AM2217 km1378 miles1197 nmWest W
Los Angeles *Wed 2:02 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Wed 2:02 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 2:02 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Wed 2:02 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Wed 2:02 PM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 2:02 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Wed 2:02 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Wed 2:02 PM2786 km1731 miles1505 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 2:02 PM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmEast-northeast ENE
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