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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 = Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 8:38:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 20:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 129° 09' 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"951.96 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miNorth951.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 miEast0° 00' 27.0"0.52 miNorth3.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' North, Longitude: 141° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.04 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 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 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 47.3"1002.16 miWest0° 11' 10.7"12.80 miNorth1002.19 mi
24 hours12° 00' 16.2"829.89 miEast4° 20' 23.3"298.20 miNorth880.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Thu 1:38 PM1559 km968 miles842 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 1:38 PM1562 km971 miles843 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 1:38 PM1584 km985 miles856 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Thu 1:38 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 1:38 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 1:38 PM1716 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Thu 1:38 PM1723 km1071 miles931 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Thu 1:38 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 1:38 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Thu 1:38 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmNortheast NE

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