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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 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 148° 09' 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"952.79 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth952.78 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: 32° 49' 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"916.60 miwest0° 02' 03.0"2.35 minorth916.72 mi
24 hours13° 48' 32.1"878.25 mieast1° 28' 10.9"101.14 minorth888.73 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 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 11:52 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Wed 2:52 PM2925 km1818 miles1580 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 10:52 AM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los Angeles *Wed 2:52 PM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Wed 2:52 PM3470 km2156 miles1874 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Wed 2:52 PM3537 km2198 miles1910 nmNortheast NE
Vancouver *Wed 2:52 PM3618 km2248 miles1954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 2:52 PM3688 km2292 miles1991 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Wed 1:52 PM3730 km2318 miles2014 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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