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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 23:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 166° 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 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.89 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth951.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.8"3.47 mieast0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth3.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 150° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 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' 14.3"947.37 miwest0° 05' 34.6"6.39 misouth947.66 mi
24 hours11° 48' 45.4"771.65 mieast2° 39' 32.4"182.87 misouth798.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 1:08 PM926 km575 miles500 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayWed 12:08 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 1:08 PM2585 km1607 miles1396 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:08 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 11:08 AM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmWest W
MajuroThu 11:08 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Wed 2:08 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 11:08 AM3287 km2043 miles1775 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Wed 3:08 PM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 12:08 PM3664 km2277 miles1979 nmSouth S
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