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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

UTC time = Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 8:22:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Total Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

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 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 1:22 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
Long Beach *Wed 1:22 PM1355 km842 miles731 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 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 1:22 PM1589 km988 miles858 nmNorth N
San Francisco *Wed 1:22 PM1628 km1011 miles879 nmNorth N
Oakland *Wed 1:22 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 1:22 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNortheast NE

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