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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

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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° 40' 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"952.87 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth952.87 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° 17' 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' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.26 mi
1 hour14° 24' 25.8"915.12 miwest0° 01' 01.4"1.18 minorth915.18 mi
24 hours13° 58' 56.9"888.17 mieast1° 05' 07.0"74.69 minorth894.85 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 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownWed 11:02 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 11:02 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauWed 11:02 AM1873 km1164 miles1012 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceWed 11:02 AM1885 km1172 miles1018 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 11:02 AM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesWed 11:02 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownWed 11:02 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sWed 11:02 AM2110 km1311 miles1140 nmWest-southwest WSW
Hamilton *Wed 12:02 PM2127 km1321 miles1148 nmWest-northwest WNW
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