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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 6:22:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 06:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 20' North, Longitude: 84° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 426.05 meters/second, 1533.8 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"952.62 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miNorth952.62 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.3"3.40 miEast0° 02' 02.7"2.35 miNorth4.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 06:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 89° 27' West

The ground speed is currently 411.23 meters/second, 1480.4 kilometres/hour, 919.9 miles/hour or 799.4 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' 25.2"15.33 miWest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 miNorth15.33 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.6"919.56 miWest0° 03' 16.5"3.76 miNorth919.75 mi
24 hours13° 33' 40.4"864.79 miEast1° 55' 16.9"132.20 miNorth880.68 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
GumlaThu 11:52 AM34 km21 miles19 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RanchiThu 11:52 AM68 km43 miles37 nmEast E
Jashpur NagarThu 11:52 AM72 km45 miles39 nmSouthwest SW
DaltonganjThu 11:52 AM99 km61 miles53 nmNorthwest NW
HazaribaghThu 11:52 AM103 km64 miles55 nmNortheast NE
RourkelaThu 11:52 AM135 km84 miles73 nmSouth S
SundergarhThu 11:52 AM149 km92 miles80 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bokaro Steel CityThu 11:52 AM157 km97 miles85 nmEast-northeast ENE
AurangabadThu 11:52 AM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth N
GayaThu 11:52 AM164 km102 miles89 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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