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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

UTC time = Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 5:08:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 17:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 76° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 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"951.89 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth951.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.0"3.48 miEast0° 00' 06.1"0.12 miSouth3.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 63° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.23 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"15.74 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 08.5"944.21 miWest0° 04' 59.2"5.72 miSouth944.47 mi
24 hours11° 51' 37.1"772.27 miEast2° 26' 11.4"167.58 miSouth795.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nassau *Wed 1:08 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Camagüey *Wed 1:08 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Holguín *Wed 1:08 PM284 km177 miles153 nmSouth S
Santa Clara *Wed 1:08 PM367 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santiago de Cuba *Wed 1:08 PM385 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Freeport *Wed 1:08 PM405 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Miami *Wed 1:08 PM449 km279 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
Hollywood *Wed 1:08 PM461 km287 miles249 nmNorthwest NW
Hialeah *Wed 1:08 PM462 km287 miles249 nmNorthwest NW
Fort Lauderdale *Wed 1:08 PM468 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW

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