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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° 20' 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"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.7"963.57 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 misouth963.59 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: 26° 58' 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' 11.8"923.21 miwest0° 04' 03.1"4.65 minorth923.45 mi
24 hours13° 12' 27.5"844.67 mieast2° 11' 31.7"150.83 minorth864.36 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 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 2:02 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Wed 2:02 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Wed 2:02 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Wed 2:02 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 2:02 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Wed 2:02 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluWed 11:02 AM2436 km1513 miles1315 nmWest W
Las Vegas *Wed 2:02 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 2:02 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmEast-northeast ENE
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