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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 46' North
Longitude: 149° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.91 meters/second, 1551.3 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"963.61 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 misouth963.63 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.1"1.77 mieast0° 09' 02.0"10.36 misouth10.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 22' South
Longitude: 12° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.06 meters/second, 1487.0 km/hour, 924.0 miles/hour or 802.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.40 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.5"923.72 miwest0° 04' 11.1"4.80 minorth923.97 mi
24 hours13° 10' 44.6"843.26 mieast2° 14' 24.2"154.12 minorth863.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 12:02 PM642 km399 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 12:02 PM885 km550 miles478 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 12:02 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:02 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 3:02 PM3129 km1944 miles1689 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 3:02 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Wed 3:02 PM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Wed 3:02 PM3747 km2328 miles2023 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 10:02 AM3792 km2356 miles2048 nmSouthwest SW
Vancouver *Wed 3:02 PM3828 km2379 miles2067 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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