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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 Monday, July 22, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 06' North
Longitude: 136° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.74 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.25 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.8"974.46 miwest0° 00' 30.5"0.58 misouth974.48 mi
24 hours0° 00' 22.2"0.40 mieast0° 12' 22.3"14.18 misouth14.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 22, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 56' South
Longitude: 44° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.63 meters/second, 1550.3 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.06 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.3"963.17 miwest0° 08' 54.7"10.21 minorth963.55 mi
24 hours13° 50' 38.2"925.40 mieast3° 57' 50.2"272.51 minorth972.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 11:10 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest W
Los Angeles *Mon 2:10 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 2:10 PM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Mon 2:10 PM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Mon 2:10 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 2:10 PM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Mon 2:10 PM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Mon 2:10 PM2487 km1546 miles1343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:10 PM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 2:10 PM2730 km1697 miles1474 nmEast-northeast ENE
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