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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

## June Solstice 2012

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 kilometres/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 kilometres/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 1:08 PM926 km575 miles500 nm ESE
MidwayWed 12:08 PM1206 km749 miles651 nm WNW
KiritimatiThu 1:08 PM2585 km1607 miles1396 nm SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:08 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nm SSW
Wake IslandThu 11:08 AM2813 km1748 miles1519 nm W
MajuroThu 11:08 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nm SW
Adak *Wed 2:08 PM3271 km2033 miles1766 nm NNW
TarawaThu 11:08 AM3287 km2043 miles1775 nm SW
Unalaska *Wed 3:08 PM3379 km2100 miles1824 nm N
FakaofoThu 12:08 PM3663 km2276 miles1978 nm S