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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 20:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 133° 09' 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"952.80 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth952.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.7"3.39 mieast0° 02' 12.5"2.53 minorth4.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' South, Longitude: 47° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.77 meters/second, 1475.2 km/hour, 916.6 miles/hour or 796.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.28 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.28 mi
1 hour14° 24' 41.7"916.33 miwest0° 01' 54.1"2.18 minorth916.44 mi
24 hours13° 50' 09.2"879.76 mieast1° 24' 52.3"97.34 minorth889.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Los Angeles *Wed 1:52 PM1876 km1165 miles1013 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 1:52 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Wed 1:52 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 1:52 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Wed 1:52 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Wed 1:52 PM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 1:52 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Wed 1:52 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Wed 1:52 PM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:52 PM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmEast-northeast ENE
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