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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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 34' North, Longitude: 176° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"958.16 miwest0° 00' 16.3"0.31 minorth958.14 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.5"2.85 mieast0° 06' 18.6"7.24 minorth7.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 11° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.15 meters/second, 1487.3 km/hour, 924.2 miles/hour or 803.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 22' 08.4"923.94 miwest0° 01' 10.5"1.35 minorth924.00 mi
24 hours14° 54' 12.3"958.28 mieast1° 11' 07.2"81.56 minorth965.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 12:44 PM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
Wake IslandTue 11:44 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 1:44 PM1946 km1209 miles1050 nmEast E
MajuroTue 11:44 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:44 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 11:44 AM2594 km1612 miles1400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 1:44 PM3099 km1926 miles1674 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 11:44 AM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 10:44 AM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Mon 2:44 PM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmNorth N
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