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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 01:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 159° 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"952.75 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth952.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.0"3.39 mieast0° 02' 07.7"2.44 minorth4.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 01:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 03' South, Longitude: 17° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 410.37 meters/second, 1477.3 km/hour, 918.0 miles/hour or 797.7 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' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.30 mi
1 hour14° 24' 56.3"917.70 miwest0° 02' 33.9"2.94 minorth917.85 mi
24 hours13° 42' 38.4"872.85 mieast1° 39' 35.0"114.21 minorth885.48 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 1:22 PM878 km546 miles474 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirThu 12:22 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 11:22 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 1:22 PM2193 km1362 miles1184 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaThu 10:22 AM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoThu 10:22 AM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayWed 2:22 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
NagoyaThu 10:22 AM2538 km1577 miles1371 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoThu 10:22 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaThu 10:22 AM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorthwest NW
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