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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 9:52:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Total Eclipse in progress – white lines on map

  • The map shows the June 15, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse in progress.
  • The white lines on the map shows areas where a partial eclipse is visible.
  • At the moment, the Total phase of the eclipse is visible to anyone within the dark blue area surrounded by a red area on the map (red lines)
  • The area under red lines are very close to see the same - but they see a partial eclipse

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 147° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.10 meters/second, 1533.9 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"952.72 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth952.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.8"3.39 miEast0° 02' 11.3"2.51 miNorth4.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 33° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.89 meters/second, 1475.6 km/hour, 916.9 miles/hour or 796.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.28 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miNorth15.28 mi
1 hour14° 24' 44.8"916.54 miWest0° 02' 02.9"2.35 miNorth916.66 mi
24 hours13° 48' 34.0"878.22 miEast1° 28' 07.3"101.06 miNorth888.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 11:52 AM1053 km654 miles568 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 11:52 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Wed 2:52 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 10:52 AM3001 km1865 miles1621 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los Angeles *Wed 2:52 PM3114 km1935 miles1682 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Wed 2:52 PM3446 km2141 miles1861 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Wed 2:52 PM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Wed 2:52 PM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 2:52 PM3662 km2276 miles1977 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 2:52 PM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmEast-northeast ENE

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