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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 Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 00:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 174° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.08 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 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"952.69 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth952.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.0"3.39 mieast0° 02' 08.9"2.46 minorth4.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 00:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 05' South, Longitude: 2° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.22 meters/second, 1476.8 km/hour, 917.6 miles/hour or 797.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.29 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.29 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.9"917.29 miwest0° 02' 25.0"2.77 minorth917.43 mi
24 hours13° 44' 23.5"874.38 mieast1° 36' 17.8"110.43 minorth886.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 12:22 PM942 km585 miles509 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 1:22 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 12:22 PM1827 km1135 miles987 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 12:22 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 11:22 AM2531 km1572 miles1366 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 12:22 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 12:22 PM2769 km1720 miles1495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 2:22 PM2838 km1764 miles1533 nmEast E
Adak *Wed 3:22 PM3255 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth N
HagåtñaThu 10:22 AM3332 km2071 miles1799 nmWest-southwest WSW
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