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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 4:02:00 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 16:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 60° 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' 51.9"952.79 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth952.79 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: 117° 09' 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"915.22 miWest0° 01' 10.5"1.35 miNorth915.29 mi
24 hours13° 57' 32.9"886.74 miEast1° 08' 29.4"78.55 miNorth893.93 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 PM629 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotWed 12:02 PM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Codrington (Barbuda)Wed 12:02 PM646 km401 miles349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaWed 12:02 PM653 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Road TownWed 12:02 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 12:02 PM702 km437 miles379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 12:02 PM709 km441 miles383 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BradesWed 12:02 PM747 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pointe-à-PitreWed 12:02 PM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth S
San JuanWed 12:02 PM802 km499 miles433 nmSouthwest SW

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