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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 = Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:00:00 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 23:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' North, Longitude: 164° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.23 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"953.03 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miSouth953.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.4"3.22 miEast0° 02' 58.9"3.42 miSouth4.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 00' South, Longitude: 77° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.7"1000.22 miWest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 miNorth1000.43 mi
24 hours11° 51' 24.2"818.15 miEast4° 40' 56.7"321.72 miNorth880.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 1:00 PM689 km428 miles372 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayThu 12:00 Noon1429 km888 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 1:00 PM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 11:00 AM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 11:00 AM3052 km1897 miles1648 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:00 AM3179 km1975 miles1717 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Thu 2:00 PM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Unalaska *Thu 3:00 PM3400 km2113 miles1836 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 11:00 AM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:00 Noon3692 km2294 miles1993 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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