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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 135° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.80 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth952.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.7"3.39 mieast0° 02' 12.2"2.53 minorth4.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 21:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 12' South, Longitude: 44° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.79 meters/second, 1475.2 km/hour, 916.7 miles/hour or 796.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.28 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.28 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.2"916.38 miwest0° 01' 55.7"2.21 minorth916.49 mi
24 hours13° 49' 53.2"879.51 mieast1° 25' 25.5"97.97 minorth889.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San Jose *Wed 2:02 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Wed 2:02 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 2:02 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 2:02 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Wed 2:02 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Wed 2:02 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Wed 2:02 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluWed 11:02 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmWest W
Las Vegas *Wed 2:02 PM2429 km1510 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 2:02 PM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmEast-northeast ENE
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