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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.

June Solstice 2012

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° 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 misouth15.87 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' 12.4"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° 13' North, Longitude: 150° 51' 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"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.3"947.44 miwest0° 05' 34.7"6.40 misouth947.73 mi
24 hours11° 48' 44.8"771.70 mieast2° 39' 35.0"182.93 misouth798.85 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 PM954 km593 miles515 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayWed 12:08 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 1:08 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:08 AM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 11:08 AM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmWest W
MajuroThu 11:08 AM2960 km1840 miles1598 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Wed 2:08 PM3266 km2029 miles1763 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaThu 11:08 AM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Wed 3:08 PM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 12:08 PM3660 km2274 miles1976 nmSouth S
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