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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 23:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 169° 03' 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' 12.5"0.24 misouth3.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 23:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' North, Longitude: 153° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.68 meters/second, 1525.2 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.6 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' 14.6"947.46 miwest0° 05' 35.6"6.41 misouth947.75 mi
24 hours11° 48' 40.4"771.63 mieast2° 39' 54.3"183.29 misouth798.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 12:18 PM987 km614 miles533 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluWed 1:18 PM1177 km731 miles635 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 11:18 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 11:18 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 1:18 PM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 11:18 AM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 11:18 AM3112 km1934 miles1681 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Wed 2:18 PM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNorth N
Unalaska *Wed 3:18 PM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 12:18 PM3636 km2260 miles1964 nmSouth S
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