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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 Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 166° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.74 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.92 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth951.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.4"3.48 mieast0° 00' 12.3"0.24 minorth3.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' North, Longitude: 162° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.86 meters/second, 1507.9 km/hour, 937.0 miles/hour or 814.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.62 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 29' 56.8"936.65 miwest0° 03' 09.2"3.62 misouth936.82 mi
24 hours11° 58' 27.0"773.62 mieast1° 43' 55.1"119.14 misouth787.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 1:08 PM931 km579 miles503 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayTue 12:08 PM1201 km747 miles649 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 1:08 PM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 11:08 AM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 11:08 AM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmWest W
MajuroWed 11:08 AM2979 km1851 miles1609 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Tue 2:08 PM3271 km2032 miles1766 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 11:08 AM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Tue 3:08 PM3377 km2098 miles1823 nmNorth N
FakaofoWed 12:08 PM3663 km2276 miles1978 nmSouth S
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