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

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 3:02:00 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).

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= 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 of the movement is currently 426.13 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 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 of the movement is currently 409.23 meters/second, 1473.2 km/hour, 915.4 miles/hour or 795.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 11:02 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownWed 11:02 AM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 11:02 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauWed 11:02 AM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceWed 11:02 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 11:02 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesWed 11:02 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownWed 11:02 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sWed 11:02 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hamilton *Wed 12:02 PM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmWest-northwest WNW

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