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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 19:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' North
Longitude: 116° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.76 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"952.03 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth952.03 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 mieast0° 00' 27.8"0.53 minorth3.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 19:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 47' North
Longitude: 152° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 46.3"1002.30 miwest0° 11' 11.7"12.82 minorth1002.33 mi
24 hours12° 00' 34.0"830.36 mieast4° 21' 00.2"298.92 minorth880.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloThu 12:48 PM863 km536 miles466 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 12:48 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
San Diego *Thu 12:48 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Thu 12:48 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorth N
Mazatlan *Thu 1:48 PM1074 km668 miles580 nmEast E
TucsonThu 12:48 PM1137 km706 miles614 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Long Beach *Thu 12:48 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Thu 12:48 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 12:48 PM1208 km750 miles652 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Chihuahua *Thu 1:48 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
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