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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 10:08:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 33' 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' 00.0"0.00 miNorth951.89 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° 05' 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"15.78 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 13.4"946.82 miWest0° 05' 28.8"6.28 miSouth947.11 mi
24 hours11° 49' 14.8"771.75 miEast2° 37' 20.8"180.35 miSouth798.28 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 PM551 km342 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
WailukuWed 12:08 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 12:08 PM690 km429 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:08 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:08 AM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 3:08 PM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 3:08 PM3440 km2138 miles1858 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Wed 2:08 PM3604 km2240 miles1946 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandWed 10:08 AM3724 km2314 miles2011 nmSouthwest SW
Seattle *Wed 3:08 PM3728 km2316 miles2013 nmNortheast NE

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