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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° 42' 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"958.94 miwest0° 00' 17.1"0.33 minorth958.92 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° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.04 meters/second, 1490.5 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"925.91 miwest0° 02' 45.4"3.16 misouth925.77 mi
24 hours15° 14' 00.8"981.83 mieast0° 20' 54.7"23.98 misouth980.95 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 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth N
Wake IslandMon 11:44 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest W
HonoluluSun 1:44 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmEast E
MajuroMon 11:44 AM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:44 AM2462 km1530 miles1330 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 11:44 AM2581 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiMon 1:44 PM3094 km1922 miles1671 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 11:44 AM3102 km1928 miles1675 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 10:44 AM3197 km1987 miles1726 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Sun 2:44 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmNorth N
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