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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 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 60° 39' 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' 51.9"952.86 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth952.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.4"3.38 mieast0° 02' 17.4"2.63 minorth4.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 16:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' South, Longitude: 116° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.30 meters/second, 1473.5 km/hour, 915.6 miles/hour or 795.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.26 mi
1 hour14° 24' 28.3"915.28 miwest0° 01' 10.5"1.35 minorth915.35 mi
24 hours13° 57' 31.3"886.77 mieast1° 08' 33.2"78.63 minorth893.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The ValleyWed 12:02 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotWed 12:02 PM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Codrington (Barbuda)Wed 12:02 PM640 km398 miles345 nmSouth S
GustaviaWed 12:02 PM642 km399 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownWed 12:02 PM680 km423 miles367 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 12:02 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth S
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 12:02 PM699 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BradesWed 12:02 PM742 km461 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JuanWed 12:02 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreWed 12:02 PM788 km490 miles426 nmSouth S
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