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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 5:22:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 17:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 80° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.12 meters/second, 1534.0 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"952.78 miWest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miNorth952.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.5"3.38 miEast0° 02' 16.1"2.60 miNorth4.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 17:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' South, Longitude: 97° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.41 meters/second, 1473.9 km/hour, 915.8 miles/hour or 795.8 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' 01.2"0.02 miNorth15.26 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.8"915.46 miWest0° 01' 22.5"1.58 miNorth915.54 mi
24 hours13° 55' 35.6"884.85 miEast1° 13' 02.5"83.77 miNorth892.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa Clara *Wed 1:22 PM109 km68 miles59 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Key West *Wed 1:22 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
Havana *Wed 1:22 PM205 km127 miles110 nmWest W
Miami *Wed 1:22 PM273 km170 miles148 nmNorth N
Hialeah *Wed 1:22 PM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth N
Hollywood *Wed 1:22 PM300 km186 miles162 nmNorth N
Fort Lauderdale *Wed 1:22 PM312 km194 miles168 nmNorth N
Camagüey *Wed 1:22 PM331 km206 miles179 nmSoutheast SE
Naples *Wed 1:22 PM345 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pinar del Río *Wed 1:22 PM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW

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