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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 21' North
Longitude: 150° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.98 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 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"952.52 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth952.52 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.1"3.41 mieast0° 01' 46.6"2.04 minorth3.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 42' South
Longitude: 44° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.07 meters/second, 1494.2 km/hour, 928.5 miles/hour or 806.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.48 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.5"928.23 miwest0° 05' 21.6"6.15 minorth928.54 mi
24 hours13° 02' 05.6"837.96 mieast2° 40' 13.5"183.71 minorth865.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 12:02 PM617 km383 miles333 nmSouthwest SW
WailukuThu 12:02 PM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 12:02 PM782 km486 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 12:02 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 11:02 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 3:02 PM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 3:02 PM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Thu 2:02 PM3645 km2265 miles1968 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Seattle *Thu 3:02 PM3677 km2285 miles1985 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Thu 3:02 PM3682 km2288 miles1988 nmEast-northeast ENE
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