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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 165° 38' 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"952.77 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth952.77 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.0"3.39 mieast0° 02' 10.2"2.49 minorth4.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 08' South, Longitude: 16° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.04 meters/second, 1476.1 km/hour, 917.2 miles/hour or 797.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.29 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.29 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.6"916.94 miwest0° 02' 13.4"2.55 minorth917.07 mi
24 hours13° 46' 36.7"876.47 mieast1° 32' 00.8"105.53 minorth887.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 1:02 PM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayWed 12:02 PM1295 km804 miles699 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 1:02 PM2538 km1577 miles1370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:02 AM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 11:02 AM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmWest W
MajuroThu 11:02 AM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Wed 2:02 PM3305 km2054 miles1785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 11:02 AM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Wed 3:02 PM3390 km2107 miles1831 nmNorth N
FakaofoWed 12:02 PM3667 km2279 miles1980 nmSouth S
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