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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 15:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 45° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 426.13 meters/second, 1534.1 kilometres/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"952.81 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miNorth952.80 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.4"3.38 miEast0° 02' 18.4"2.65 miNorth4.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 15:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' South, Longitude: 131° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 409.23 meters/second, 1473.2 kilometres/hour, 915.4 miles/hour or 795.5 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' 24.3"15.26 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth15.26 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.8"915.06 miWest0° 01' 01.4"1.17 miNorth915.12 mi
24 hours13° 58' 58.3"888.13 miEast1° 05' 03.1"74.61 miNorth894.81 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
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 11:02 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nm WSW
BridgetownWed 11:02 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nm SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 11:02 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nm WSW
RoseauWed 11:02 AM1899 km1180 miles1026 nm WSW
Fort-de-FranceWed 11:02 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nm WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 11:02 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nm WSW
CastriesWed 11:02 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nm WSW
KingstownWed 11:02 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nm WSW
Saint George'sWed 11:02 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nm WSW
Hamilton *Wed 12:02 PM2151 km1336 miles1161 nm WNW