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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.

## June Solstice 2011

= 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 Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 17:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 78° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 425.72 meters/second, 1532.6 kilometres/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 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"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.89 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth951.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.1"3.44 miEast0° 00' 12.3"0.24 miSouth3.45 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 171° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 450.26 meters/second, 1620.9 kilometres/hour, 1007.2 miles/hour or 875.2 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' 34.7"16.79 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 34' 41.9"1007.11 miWest0° 11' 54.3"13.63 miNorth1007.29 mi
24 hours349° 58' 28.1"692.59 miWest4° 45' 05.7"326.47 miNorth766.27 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
Santa Clara *Tue 1:16 PM184 km115 miles100 nm SW
Sancti Spíritus *Tue 1:16 PM190 km118 miles103 nm SSW
Nassau *Tue 1:16 PM220 km137 miles119 nm NE
Camagüey *Tue 1:16 PM237 km147 miles128 nm SSE
Miami *Tue 1:16 PM308 km191 miles166 nm NNW
Hialeah *Tue 1:16 PM320 km199 miles173 nm NNW
Hollywood *Tue 1:16 PM328 km204 miles177 nm NNW
Fort Lauderdale *Tue 1:16 PM338 km210 miles182 nm NNW
Freeport *Tue 1:16 PM343 km213 miles185 nm N
Key West *Tue 1:16 PM350 km218 miles189 nm WNW