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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 28, 2013 at 8:44:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' North, Longitude: 129° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.28 meters/second, 1581.4 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.38 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.38 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.1"982.35 miWest0° 00' 35.3"0.68 miSouth982.37 mi
24 hours0° 00' 30.1"0.55 miWest0° 14' 17.3"16.38 miSouth16.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 21' North, Longitude: 125° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.36 meters/second, 1585.3 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.42 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.4"984.91 miWest0° 09' 03.3"10.37 miNorth984.70 mi
24 hours11° 26' 38.7"776.14 miEast3° 18' 08.5"227.01 miNorth803.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Sun 1:44 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 1:44 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:44 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sun 1:44 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sun 1:44 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 1:44 PM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 1:44 PM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Sun 1:44 PM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSun 1:44 PM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 1:44 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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