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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 9:12:00 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 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 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Wed 2:12 PM2179 km1354 miles1176 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 2:12 PM2249 km1398 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 2:12 PM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Wed 2:12 PM2284 km1419 miles1234 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Wed 2:12 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 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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