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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 Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' North, Longitude: 135° 36' 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"952.53 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth952.53 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° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.78 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 minorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.7"927.58 miwest0° 05' 14.0"6.00 minorth927.88 mi
24 hours13° 04' 13.2"839.72 mieast2° 37' 34.5"180.68 minorth866.13 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 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 2:02 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 2:02 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 2:02 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 2:02 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Thu 2:02 PM2154 km1339 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Thu 2:02 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluThu 11:02 AM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmWest W
Las Vegas *Thu 2:02 PM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 2:02 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmEast-northeast ENE
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