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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 = Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 5:16:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 of the movement is currently 425.72 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 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 of the movement is currently 450.26 meters/second, 1620.9 km/hour, 1007.2 miles/hour or 875.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa Clara *Tue 1:16 PM184 km115 miles100 nmSouthwest SW
Nassau *Tue 1:16 PM220 km137 miles119 nmNortheast NE
Camagüey *Tue 1:16 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Miami *Tue 1:16 PM308 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hialeah *Tue 1:16 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hollywood *Tue 1:16 PM328 km204 miles177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fort Lauderdale *Tue 1:16 PM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Freeport *Tue 1:16 PM343 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
Key West *Tue 1:16 PM350 km218 miles189 nmWest-northwest WNW
Holguín *Tue 1:16 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSoutheast SE

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