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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: 153° 09' 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"952.78 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 minorth952.78 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° 01' 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"916.70 miwest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 minorth916.82 mi
24 hours13° 47' 59.5"877.75 mieast1° 29' 16.8"102.40 minorth888.43 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 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouthwest SW
HiloWed 12:12 PM449 km279 miles242 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 12:12 PM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:12 PM2416 km1502 miles1305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:12 AM2486 km1544 miles1342 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 3:12 PM3331 km2070 miles1799 nmNortheast NE
Unalaska *Wed 2:12 PM3575 km2222 miles1931 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Los Angeles *Wed 3:12 PM3590 km2231 miles1939 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandWed 10:12 AM3593 km2233 miles1940 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Wed 1:12 PM3751 km2331 miles2026 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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