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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: 132° 52' 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"952.73 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth952.73 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° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.76 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' 41.6"916.26 miwest0° 01' 54.0"2.18 minorth916.38 mi
24 hours13° 50' 11.0"879.72 mieast1° 24' 48.5"97.26 minorth889.60 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 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 1:52 PM1860 km1156 miles1005 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Wed 1:52 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 1:52 PM1876 km1165 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Wed 1:52 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Wed 1:52 PM1898 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 1:52 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Wed 1:52 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Wed 1:52 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:52 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmEast-northeast ENE
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