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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 = Thursday, June 27, 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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' North, Longitude: 149° 12' West

The ground speed is currently 426.23 meters/second, 1534.4 kilometres/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 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"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"953.02 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miSouth953.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.5"3.22 miEast0° 02' 57.8"3.40 miSouth4.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 12' South, Longitude: 91° 37' East

The ground speed is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 kilometres/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 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' 29.5"16.66 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 40.1"999.91 miWest0° 11' 44.8"13.45 miNorth1000.12 mi
24 hours11° 52' 38.8"819.38 miEast4° 41' 07.2"321.92 miNorth881.78 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
HonoluluThu 12:00 Noon918 km570 miles496 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 12:00 Noon2527 km1570 miles1364 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 11:00 AM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 3:00 PM3014 km1873 miles1628 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 3:00 PM3236 km2011 miles1747 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Thu 3:00 PM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Thu 3:00 PM3601 km2238 miles1945 nmNortheast NE
Vancouver *Thu 3:00 PM3679 km2286 miles1986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Unalaska *Thu 2:00 PM3694 km2295 miles1995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PhoenixThu 3:00 PM3787 km2353 miles2045 nmEast-northeast ENE

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