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Day and Night World Map

The map shows day and night on Earth and the positions of the Sun (subsolar point) and the Moon (sublunar point) right now.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 19:56:00.

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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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Position of the Sun: Subsolar Point

On Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 19:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' North, Longitude: 117° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 434.78 meters/second, 1565.2 kilometres/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.21 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.2"972.23 miWest0° 00' 29.0"0.56 miSouth972.26 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.8"0.66 miEast0° 11' 47.7"13.52 miSouth13.54 mi

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 19:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 26° 44' South, Longitude: 55° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 397.79 meters/second, 1432.0 kilometres/hour, 889.8 miles/hour or 773.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"14.83 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth14.83 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.6"889.35 miWest0° 06' 12.8"7.13 miNorth889.78 mi
24 hours14° 18' 43.5"884.27 miEast3° 17' 27.7"226.53 miNorth924.66 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
HermosilloSat 12:56 pm1157 km719 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanSat 12:56 pm1174 km730 miles634 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto VallartaSat 1:56 pm1267 km787 miles684 nmEast E
Tijuana *Sat 12:56 pm1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth N
San Diego *Sat 12:56 pm1360 km845 miles734 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Sat 12:56 pm1365 km848 miles737 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraSat 1:56 pm1463 km909 miles790 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Sat 12:56 pm1510 km938 miles815 nmNorth N
PhoenixSat 12:56 pm1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesSat 1:56 pm1575 km978 miles850 nmEast E

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