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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

UTC time = Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 3:02:00 AM.

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

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

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 of the movement is currently 426.07 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"15.88 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 of the movement is currently 410.64 meters/second, 1478.3 km/hour, 918.6 miles/hour or 798.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

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

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