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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 4:04:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 16:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 07' North, Longitude: 60° 03' West

The ground speed is currently 426.77 meters/second, 1536.4 kilometres/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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° 14' 59.9"15.91 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.6"954.24 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth954.25 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.4"3.07 miEast0° 04' 11.7"4.81 miSouth5.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 16:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 52' North, Longitude: 113° 16' West

The ground speed is currently 435.35 meters/second, 1567.3 kilometres/hour, 973.9 miles/hour or 846.3 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' 26.3"16.23 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.9"973.66 miWest0° 08' 25.9"9.66 miNorth973.43 mi
24 hours13° 41' 21.1"923.15 miEast2° 57' 37.5"203.53 miNorth939.59 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The ValleyThu 12:04 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Codrington (Barbuda)Thu 12:04 PM633 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotThu 12:04 PM642 km399 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PhilipsburgThu 12:04 PM643 km400 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaThu 12:04 PM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Spanish TownThu 12:04 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 12:04 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
The BottomThu 12:04 PM693 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadThu 12:04 PM694 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 12:04 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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