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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 21:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 137° 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 minorth952.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.7"3.39 mieast0° 02' 12.1"2.53 minorth4.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 21:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 12' South, Longitude: 42° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.80 meters/second, 1475.3 km/hour, 916.7 miles/hour or 796.6 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"0.04 minorth15.28 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.8"916.35 miwest0° 01' 57.0"2.24 minorth916.47 mi
24 hours13° 49' 38.9"879.22 mieast1° 25' 55.0"98.53 minorth889.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 11:12 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmWest W
San Francisco *Wed 2:12 PM2175 km1352 miles1174 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Wed 2:12 PM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 2:12 PM2249 km1398 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 2:12 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Wed 2:12 PM2286 km1421 miles1235 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Wed 2:12 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Wed 2:12 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Wed 2:12 PM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 2:12 PM2756 km1712 miles1488 nmEast-northeast ENE
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