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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

UTC time = Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 9:10:00 PM.

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

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

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 135° 53' 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"16.22 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.5"973.13 miWest0° 00' 29.7"0.57 miSouth973.15 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 Latitude: 17° 56' South, Longitude: 30° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.34 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"946.75 miWest0° 06' 07.4"7.02 miNorth947.05 mi
24 hours14° 29' 29.2"953.70 miEast3° 00' 33.5"206.93 miNorth983.35 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 AM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmWest W
Tijuana *Sun 2:10 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 2:10 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 2:10 PM2312 km1437 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Sun 2:10 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 2:10 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sun 2:10 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Sun 2:10 PM2453 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:10 PM2675 km1662 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 2:10 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmEast-northeast ENE

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