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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 9:02:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' North, Longitude: 135° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 426.24 meters/second, 1534.5 kilometres/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 52.0"953.05 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miNorth953.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.2"3.36 miEast0° 02' 37.0"3.00 miNorth4.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' South, Longitude: 30° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 409.44 meters/second, 1474.0 kilometres/hour, 915.9 miles/hour or 795.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.26 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth15.26 mi
1 hour14° 23' 59.8"915.52 miWest0° 01' 46.6"2.04 miSouth915.42 mi
24 hours14° 18' 03.0"909.22 miEast0° 00' 20.7"0.40 miNorth909.24 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Jose *Tue 2:02 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 2:02 PM2031 km1262 miles1096 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 2:02 PM2055 km1277 miles1109 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Tue 2:02 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Tue 2:02 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Tue 2:02 PM2151 km1337 miles1161 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Tue 2:02 PM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluTue 11:02 AM2320 km1441 miles1253 nmWest W
Las Vegas *Tue 2:02 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 2:02 PM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmEast-northeast ENE

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