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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 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 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"953.05 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 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"15.26 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Jose *Tue 2:02 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 2:02 PM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 2:02 PM2055 km1277 miles1109 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Tue 2:02 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Tue 2:02 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Tue 2:02 PM2151 km1337 miles1162 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 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmEast-northeast ENE
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