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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10:00:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' North, Longitude: 149° 15' West

The ground speed is currently 426.09 meters/second, 1533.9 kilometres/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.3 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"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.1"952.71 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miSouth952.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.1"3.27 miEast0° 02' 33.3"2.93 miSouth4.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 79° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 442.08 meters/second, 1591.5 kilometres/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 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' 27.9"16.48 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.5"988.81 miWest0° 11' 14.8"12.88 miNorth989.14 mi
24 hours12° 28' 28.5"852.70 miEast4° 37' 11.3"317.46 miNorth913.99 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 12:00 Noon914 km568 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:00 Noon2529 km1571 miles1366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:00 AM2866 km1781 miles1547 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 3:00 PM3015 km1874 miles1628 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 3:00 PM3238 km2012 miles1749 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Wed 3:00 PM3567 km2216 miles1926 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Wed 3:00 PM3601 km2237 miles1944 nmNortheast NE
Vancouver *Wed 3:00 PM3677 km2285 miles1986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Unalaska *Wed 2:00 PM3688 km2291 miles1991 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PhoenixWed 3:00 PM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmEast-northeast ENE

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