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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 22:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 152° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.09 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 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 minorth952.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 11.8"3.39 mieast0° 02' 11.1"2.51 minorth4.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' South, Longitude: 28° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 409.93 meters/second, 1475.7 km/hour, 917.0 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' 45.9"916.63 miwest0° 02' 05.9"2.41 minorth916.75 mi
24 hours13° 48' 01.3"877.71 mieast1° 29' 13.2"102.32 minorth888.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WailukuWed 12:12 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
HiloWed 12:12 PM462 km287 miles250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 12:12 PM560 km348 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:12 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:12 AM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 3:12 PM3308 km2056 miles1786 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 3:12 PM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Wed 2:12 PM3583 km2226 miles1935 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandWed 10:12 AM3615 km2246 miles1952 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Wed 1:12 PM3764 km2339 miles2032 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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