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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 20' North
Longitude: 174° 22' 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"952.76 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth952.75 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 05' South
Longitude: 3° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.23 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"15.30 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.30 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.9"917.36 miwest0° 02' 25.0"2.77 minorth917.51 mi
24 hours13° 44' 21.6"874.42 mieast1° 36' 21.3"110.51 minorth886.42 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 PM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayWed 1:22 PM990 km615 miles534 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 12:22 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 12:22 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 11:22 AM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 12:22 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 12:22 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 2:22 PM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmEast E
Adak *Wed 3:22 PM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guam (Hagåtña)Thu 10:22 AM3305 km2054 miles1785 nmWest-southwest WSW
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