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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 22:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 164° 20' 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 misouth951.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.8"3.47 mieast0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth3.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 22:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 148° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.60 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 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' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.2"947.35 miwest0° 05' 33.7"6.38 misouth947.64 mi
24 hours11° 48' 49.7"771.72 mieast2° 39' 13.1"182.51 misouth798.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 12:58 PM707 km439 miles382 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayWed 11:58 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 12:58 PM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 10:58 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 10:58 AM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmWest W
MajuroThu 10:58 AM3176 km1974 miles1715 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Wed 1:58 PM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Unalaska *Wed 2:58 PM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmNorth N
TarawaThu 10:58 AM3453 km2145 miles1864 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:58 AM3706 km2303 miles2001 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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