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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, July 13, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 47' North, Longitude: 134° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.89 meters/second, 1551.2 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.7"963.50 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 misouth963.52 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.3"1.77 mieast0° 09' 01.0"10.34 misouth10.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 26' South, Longitude: 27° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 412.83 meters/second, 1486.2 km/hour, 923.5 miles/hour or 802.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.39 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.7"923.14 miwest0° 04' 03.0"4.65 minorth923.37 mi
24 hours13° 12' 29.3"844.64 mieast2° 11' 28.5"150.76 minorth864.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Los Angeles *Wed 2:02 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 2:02 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Wed 2:02 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 2:02 PM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Wed 2:02 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 2:02 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Wed 2:02 PM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Wed 2:02 PM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 2:02 PM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluWed 11:02 AM2464 km1531 miles1331 nmWest W
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