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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 10:02:00 PM.

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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 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' North, Longitude: 150° 19' 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"952.46 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miNorth952.45 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 Latitude: 21° 42' South, Longitude: 44° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.06 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"15.47 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miNorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.4"928.15 miWest0° 05' 21.5"6.14 miNorth928.46 mi
24 hours13° 02' 08.0"837.93 miEast2° 40' 10.6"183.65 miNorth865.06 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 PM638 km397 miles345 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 12:02 PM809 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 12:02 PM2496 km1551 miles1347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 11:02 AM2761 km1715 miles1491 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 3:02 PM3099 km1925 miles1673 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 3:02 PM3332 km2070 miles1799 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Thu 2:02 PM3650 km2268 miles1971 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Las Vegas *Thu 3:02 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Thu 3:02 PM3660 km2274 miles1976 nmNortheast NE
Vancouver *Thu 3:02 PM3732 km2319 miles2015 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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