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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° 22' 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"952.73 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth952.73 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: 45° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.78 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"916.31 miwest0° 01' 55.4"2.21 minorth916.42 mi
24 hours13° 49' 54.9"879.47 mieast1° 25' 21.7"97.90 minorth889.45 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 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Wed 2:02 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 2:02 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 2:02 PM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Wed 2:02 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Wed 2:02 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Wed 2:02 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluWed 11:02 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmWest W
Las Vegas *Wed 2:02 PM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 2:02 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmEast-northeast ENE
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