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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 27, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' North, Longitude: 134° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.22 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"953.07 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth953.08 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.7"3.23 mieast0° 02' 56.9"3.38 misouth4.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 23' South, Longitude: 105° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.89 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.4"999.65 miwest0° 11' 44.5"13.45 minorth999.87 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.3"820.65 mieast4° 41' 15.9"322.11 minorth883.15 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 2:00 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 2:00 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Thu 2:00 PM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmNortheast NE
Oakland *Thu 2:00 PM1988 km1235 miles1074 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Thu 2:00 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 2:00 PM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Thu 2:00 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 2:00 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Thu 2:00 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluThu 11:00 AM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmWest W
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