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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 = Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 9:02:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' North, Longitude: 135° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.98 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.47 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth952.46 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.0"3.41 miEast0° 01' 47.5"2.06 miNorth3.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 47' South, Longitude: 58° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.77 meters/second, 1493.2 km/hour, 927.8 miles/hour or 806.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.46 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.6"927.50 miWest0° 05' 14.0"6.00 miNorth927.81 mi
24 hours13° 04' 15.4"839.70 miEast2° 37' 31.5"180.61 miNorth866.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Jose *Thu 2:02 PM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 2:02 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 2:02 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 2:02 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 2:02 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Thu 2:02 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Thu 2:02 PM2203 km1369 miles1189 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluThu 11:02 AM2331 km1448 miles1259 nmWest W
Las Vegas *Thu 2:02 PM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 2:02 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE

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