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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° 53' 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"951.98 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth951.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.4"3.48 mieast0° 00' 12.2"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° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.87 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"936.72 miwest0° 03' 09.3"3.62 misouth936.89 mi
24 hours11° 58' 26.6"773.67 mieast1° 43' 57.9"119.20 misouth787.09 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 PM959 km596 miles518 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayTue 12:08 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 1:08 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 11:08 AM2772 km1723 miles1497 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 11:08 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmWest W
MajuroWed 11:08 AM2956 km1836 miles1596 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 11:08 AM3263 km2027 miles1762 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Tue 2:08 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Unalaska *Tue 3:08 PM3377 km2098 miles1823 nmNorth N
FakaofoWed 12:08 PM3659 km2274 miles1976 nmSouth S
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