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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 430.89 meters/second, 1551.2 kilometres/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 412.83 meters/second, 1486.2 kilometres/hour, 923.5 miles/hour or 802.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Wed 2:02 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nm NE
Los Angeles *Wed 2:02 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nm NE
San Diego *Wed 2:02 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nm NE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 2:02 PM2084 km1295 miles1126 nm NNE
San Francisco *Wed 2:02 PM2096 km1303 miles1132 nm NNE
Mexicali *Wed 2:02 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nm NE
Sacramento *Wed 2:02 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nm NNE
Las Vegas *Wed 2:02 PM2425 km1507 miles1309 nm NE
HermosilloWed 2:02 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nm ENE
HonoluluWed 11:02 AM2464 km1531 miles1331 nm W