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Santa Monica, CA, USA — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 99.7%
Full Moon
Current Time: Apr 24, 2024 at 5:11:47 am
Sunrise Today: 6:11 am 74° East
Sunset Today: 7:32 pm 287° West
Moonrise Today: 8:38 pm 115° Southeast
Moonset Today: 6:24 am 249° West
Daylight Hours: 13 hours, 21 minutes (+1m 54s)
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Today's Sun Position in Santa Monica

Time:5:11 am
Altitude:-12.4°
Direction:65° NE
Phase:Astronomical Twilight

Day length today: 13h 21m 15s (Apr 24, 2024)

1 minute, 54 seconds longer than yesterday (Apr 23, 2024)

3 hours, 28 minutes longer than winter solstice (Dec 21, 2023)

1 hour, 4 minutes shorter than summer solstice (Jun 21, 2023)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Santa Monica Today

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Night12:00 am – 4:41 am
Astro. Twilight4:41 am – 5:13 am
Nautical Twilight5:13 am – 5:45 am
Civil Twilight5:45 am – 6:11 am
Daylight6:11 am – 7:32 pm
Civil Twilight7:32 pm – 7:59 pm
Nautical Twilight7:59 pm – 8:30 pm
Astro. Twilight8:30 pm – 9:03 pm
Night9:03 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Santa Monica - Next 7 Days

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2024Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
AprSunriseSunsetLengthDiff.TimeMil. mi
Apr 246:11 am7:32 pm13:21:15+1:5412:51 pm (69.2°)93.505
Apr 256:10 am7:33 pm13:23:09+1:5312:51 pm (69.5°)93.530
Apr 266:09 am7:34 pm13:25:01+1:5212:51 pm (69.9°)93.555
Apr 276:08 am7:35 pm13:26:53+1:5112:51 pm (70.2°)93.579
Apr 286:07 am7:35 pm13:28:44+1:5012:51 pm (70.5°)93.604
Apr 296:06 am7:36 pm13:30:34+1:4912:51 pm (70.8°)93.629
Apr 306:05 am7:37 pm13:32:22+1:4812:51 pm (71.1°)93.653
* All times are local time for Santa Monica. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Santa Monica

Year 2024 Moon Phases

Moon in Santa Monica - Next 7 days

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2024Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Apr 24-6:24 am8:38 pm1:04 am(39.0°)247,84099.9%
Apr 25-6:56 am9:41 pm1:50 am(34.2°)245,97398.1%
Apr 26-7:34 am10:44 pm2:40 am(30.3°)243,91394.2%
Apr 27-8:20 am11:46 pm3:34 am(27.7°)241,69388.3%
Apr 28-9:15 am-4:30 am(26.7°)239,33580.5%
Apr 2912:43 am10:17 am-5:29 am(27.3°)236,86971.0%
Apr 301:33 am11:25 am-6:26 am(29.8°)234,35060.3%
* All times are local time for Santa Monica. Time is adjusted for DST when applicable. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Santa Monica This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Wed, Apr 24, 2024
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryWed 5:25 amWed 5:57 pmWed 11:41 amDifficult to see
VenusWed 5:47 amWed 6:37 pmWed 12:12 pmSlightly difficult to see
MarsWed 4:32 amWed 4:20 pmWed 10:26 amAverage visibility
JupiterWed 7:10 amWed 8:54 pmWed 2:02 pmAverage visibility
SaturnWed 4:09 amWed 3:35 pmWed 9:52 amAverage visibility
UranusWed 7:06 amWed 8:51 pmWed 1:59 pmExtremely difficult to see
NeptuneWed 4:40 amWed 4:35 pmWed 10:38 amVery difficult to see
* All times are local time for Santa Monica.

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