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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 03:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 134° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 426.07 meters/second, 1533.9 kilometres/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.66 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miNorth952.66 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.1"3.39 miEast0° 02' 06.0"2.41 miNorth4.16 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 03:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 41° 23' West

The ground speed is currently 410.64 meters/second, 1478.3 kilometres/hour, 918.6 miles/hour or 798.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.31 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miNorth15.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 02.2"918.22 miWest0° 02' 48.1"3.21 miNorth918.39 mi
24 hours13° 39' 44.7"870.18 miEast1° 44' 50.9"120.24 miNorth883.87 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KagoshimaThu 12:02 PM1000 km622 miles540 nm NNW
KumamotoThu 12:02 PM1119 km695 miles604 nm NNW
MatsuyamaThu 12:02 PM1179 km733 miles637 nm N
FukuokaThu 12:02 PM1211 km752 miles654 nm NNW
KitakyushuThu 12:02 PM1226 km762 miles662 nm NNW
HiroshimaThu 12:02 PM1244 km773 miles672 nm N
KobeThu 12:02 PM1261 km783 miles681 nm N
OsakaThu 12:02 PM1261 km784 miles681 nm N
HimejiThu 12:02 PM1274 km792 miles688 nm N
HamamatsuThu 12:02 PM1297 km806 miles700 nm NNE