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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: 138° 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' 12.1"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° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.81 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"916.42 miwest0° 01' 57.1"2.24 minorth916.54 mi
24 hours13° 49' 37.1"879.26 mieast1° 25' 58.7"98.61 minorth889.34 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 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmWest W
San Francisco *Wed 2:12 PM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Wed 2:12 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 2:12 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 2:12 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Wed 2:12 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Wed 2:12 PM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Wed 2:12 PM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Wed 2:12 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 2:12 PM2781 km1728 miles1501 nmEast-northeast ENE
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