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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 Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 20:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 19' North
Longitude: 120° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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' 51.9"952.81 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.80 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.7"3.39 mieast0° 02' 13.3"2.55 minorth4.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 20:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 14' South
Longitude: 59° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.67 meters/second, 1474.8 km/hour, 916.4 miles/hour or 796.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.27 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.3"916.12 miwest0° 01' 46.8"2.04 minorth916.23 mi
24 hours13° 51' 28.7"881.00 mieast1° 22' 05.6"94.16 minorth890.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Wed 1:02 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Wed 1:02 PM1097 km681 miles592 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 1:02 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 1:02 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmNortheast NE
Long Beach *Wed 1:02 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Wed 1:02 PM1212 km753 miles655 nmNorth N
TucsonWed 1:02 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 1:02 PM1401 km871 miles756 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Wed 2:02 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmEast E
Las Vegas *Wed 1:02 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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