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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

UTC time = Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 11:32:00 PM.

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

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

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 172° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.77 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 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' 51.9"951.98 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth951.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.3"3.39 miEast0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth3.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 0° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.23 meters/second, 1502.0 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.56 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.4"933.03 miWest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 miNorth933.09 mi
24 hours15° 10' 59.1"986.20 miEast1° 11' 03.4"81.46 miNorth993.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 12:32 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSat 1:32 PM1522 km945 miles822 nmEast E
Wake IslandSun 11:32 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmWest W
MajuroSun 11:32 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 11:32 AM2606 km1620 miles1407 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSun 1:32 PM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 11:32 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Sat 2:32 PM3177 km1974 miles1716 nmNorth N
Unalaska *Sat 3:32 PM3412 km2120 miles1842 nmNorth N
YarenSun 11:32 AM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmSouthwest SW

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