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Day and Night World Map

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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 Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 17' North
Longitude: 135° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.24 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 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' 52.0"953.11 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth953.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.2"3.36 mieast0° 02' 36.9"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 13' South
Longitude: 30° 32' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.27 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.27 mi
1 hour14° 23' 59.8"915.58 miwest0° 01' 46.4"2.03 misouth915.48 mi
24 hours14° 18' 02.3"909.27 mieast0° 00' 25.0"0.48 minorth909.29 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 *Tue 2:02 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 2:02 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 2:02 PM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Tue 2:02 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Tue 2:02 PM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Tue 2:02 PM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Tue 2:02 PM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluTue 11:02 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmWest W
Las Vegas *Tue 2:02 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 2:02 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmEast-northeast ENE
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