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Day and Night World Map

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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 28, 2017 at 20:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 14' North
Longitude: 133° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.39 meters/second, 1535.0 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.4"953.44 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth953.45 mi
24 hours0° 03' 00.7"3.19 mieast0° 03' 22.1"3.86 misouth5.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 20:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 36' North
Longitude: 68° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.45 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 09.6"991.95 miwest0° 10' 04.8"11.55 misouth992.24 mi
24 hours11° 37' 19.8"794.95 mieast4° 08' 01.5"284.08 misouth847.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Los Angeles *Wed 1:56 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 1:56 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Wed 1:56 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 1:56 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Wed 1:56 PM1925 km1196 miles1040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Wed 1:56 PM1935 km1203 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Wed 1:56 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 1:56 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Wed 1:56 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 1:56 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmEast-northeast ENE
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