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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 = Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 1:54:00 AM.

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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 Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 05' North, Longitude: 150° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 kilometres/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 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"16.03 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.1"961.35 miWest0° 00' 20.0"0.38 miNorth961.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 22.4"2.54 miEast0° 07' 50.0"8.99 miNorth9.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 44' North, Longitude: 96° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 446.34 meters/second, 1606.8 kilometres/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 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' 27.7"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.0"998.32 miWest0° 11' 20.2"12.98 miNorth998.30 mi
24 hours13° 05' 24.1"903.53 miEast4° 25' 18.4"303.84 miNorth950.25 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
SaipanWed 11:54 AM940 km584 miles508 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaWed 11:54 AM1158 km720 miles625 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 1:54 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmEast E
KawasakiWed 10:54 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirWed 12:54 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaWed 10:54 AM1849 km1149 miles999 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 10:54 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SagamiharaWed 10:54 AM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNorthwest NW
ShizuokaWed 10:54 AM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
HamamatsuWed 10:54 AM1903 km1182 miles1028 nmNorthwest NW

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