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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 Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 151° 50' 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"951.96 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth951.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.8"3.47 mieast0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth3.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 22:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 19' North, Longitude: 136° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.40 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.79 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.4"946.90 miwest0° 05' 28.9"6.28 misouth947.18 mi
24 hours11° 49' 14.2"771.81 mieast2° 37' 23.2"180.41 misouth798.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 12:08 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouthwest SW
WailukuWed 12:08 PM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 12:08 PM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:08 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:08 AM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 3:08 PM3216 km1998 miles1736 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 3:08 PM3466 km2153 miles1871 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Wed 2:08 PM3600 km2237 miles1944 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandWed 10:08 AM3702 km2301 miles1999 nmSouthwest SW
Seattle *Wed 3:08 PM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmNortheast NE
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