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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 18' North
Longitude: 136° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.18 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 845.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.23 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.5"973.20 miwest0° 00' 29.7"0.57 misouth973.22 mi
24 hours0° 00' 31.0"0.56 mieast0° 12' 02.1"13.80 misouth13.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 56' South
Longitude: 29° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.35 meters/second, 1524.0 km/hour, 947.0 miles/hour or 822.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.78 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 08.6"946.83 miwest0° 06' 07.5"7.02 minorth947.13 mi
24 hours14° 29' 27.6"953.75 mieast3° 00' 36.7"207.00 minorth983.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 11:10 AM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmWest W
Los Angeles *Sun 2:10 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 2:10 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Sun 2:10 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Sun 2:10 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 2:10 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Sun 2:10 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sun 2:10 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:10 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 2:10 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmEast-northeast ENE
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