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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 20:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 19' North
Longitude: 125° 39' 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"952.81 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth952.80 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 14' South
Longitude: 54° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.71 meters/second, 1475.0 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"15.28 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.28 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.2"916.20 miwest0° 01' 49.7"2.10 minorth916.31 mi
24 hours13° 50' 57.1"880.50 mieast1° 23' 12.5"95.43 minorth890.10 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 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 1:22 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmNortheast NE
Long Beach *Wed 1:22 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Wed 1:22 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 1:22 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 1:22 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 1:22 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Francisco *Wed 1:22 PM1631 km1013 miles881 nmNorth N
Oakland *Wed 1:22 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth N
Sacramento *Wed 1:22 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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