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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 27' North, Longitude: 176° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.83 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.6"958.87 miwest0° 00' 17.1"0.33 minorth958.86 mi
24 hours0° 02' 35.6"2.77 mieast0° 06' 42.3"7.69 minorth8.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 3° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.04 meters/second, 1490.6 km/hour, 926.2 miles/hour or 804.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.44 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.1"925.85 miwest0° 02' 45.7"3.17 misouth925.71 mi
24 hours15° 14' 01.0"981.77 mieast0° 20' 59.1"24.06 misouth980.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 12:44 PM645 km401 miles349 nmNorth N
Wake IslandMon 11:44 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 1:44 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmEast E
MajuroMon 11:44 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:44 AM2462 km1530 miles1330 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 11:44 AM2594 km1612 miles1400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 1:44 PM3073 km1910 miles1660 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 11:44 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 10:44 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Sun 2:44 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmNorth N
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