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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, June 15, 2011 at 20:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 125° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 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"952.74 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.7"3.39 mieast0° 02' 13.0"2.54 minorth4.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 20:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 14' South, Longitude: 54° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.71 meters/second, 1474.9 km/hour, 916.5 miles/hour or 796.4 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' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.1"916.14 miwest0° 01' 49.6"2.09 minorth916.24 mi
24 hours13° 50' 58.9"880.47 mieast1° 23' 08.7"95.35 minorth890.06 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 1:22 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 1:22 PM1317 km819 miles711 nmNortheast NE
Long Beach *Wed 1:22 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Wed 1:22 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 1:22 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:22 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 1:22 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Wed 1:22 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmNorth N
Oakland *Wed 1:22 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 1:22 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNortheast NE
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